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IPI has a long tradition of producing high-quality, timely reports that are policy relevant and academically sound. Presenting original research in an accessible style, IPI policy reports serve as integral tools for discussions on a range of topics of central concern to international affairs, such as peace operations, global terrorism, transnational organized crime, peacebuilding, and the responsibility to protect.

 

 

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Content by Policy Papers & Statebuilding

 

Policy Papers - September 30, 2008

Eastern Africa: Security and the Legacy of Fragility

Gilbert M. Khadiagala

 
 

 

Policy Papers - November 13, 2007

Managing Contradictions: The Inherent Dilemmas of Postwar Statebuilding

Roland Paris and Timothy D. Sisk

 
 

 

Policy Papers - September 15, 2006

Development and Security in the Pacific Island Region

M. Anne Brown

 
 

 

Policy Papers - August 15, 2006

State-building and Constitutional Design after Conflict

Kirsti Samuels and Vanessa Wyeth

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2004

Making States Work: From State Failure to State-Building

Simon Chesterman, Michael Ignatieff, and Ramesh Thakur

 
 

 

Policy Papers - November 15, 2003

You, the People: The UN, Transittional Administrations, and Statebuilding

Simon Chesterman

 
 

 

Policy Papers - July 15, 2003

The Future of UN State-Building: Strategic and Operational Challenges and the Legacy of Iraq

Kirsti Samuels and Sebastian von Einsiedel

 
 

 

Policy Papers - September 15, 2002

Tiptoeing Through Afghanistan: The Future of UN Statebuilding, Simon Chesterman

Simon Chesterman

 
 

 

Policy Papers - August 15, 2001

Kosovo in Limbo: Statebuilding and "Substantial Autonomy"

Simon Chesterman

 
 

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