Reflection Group “Monopoly on the use of force 2.0?”

Is there a need for new peace and ­security rules in the 21st century?

Ann L. Phillips

Think Piece 21: Providing Security in Times of Uncertainty

The final report, distills the findings of a two-year effort by more than 20 international experts to find answers on how to overcome rising insecurity and its attendant ills.

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SUMMARY

  • Authoritarian states remind us how repressive state monopoly on the use of force can be. Nonetheless, as imperfect as they are, the state still has the best potential to provide inclusive security as a public good. Whether in the United States or in fragile and conflict affected states, hybrid or mosaic security arrangements do not provide a durable and sustainable solution to insecurity.

Department/Section: Think Piece

Phillips, Ann L.

Providing security in times of uncertainty

Implications of the Reflection Group's final report for the United States and recommendations for U.S. foreign assistance
Berlin

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