The IAF was able to rehabilitate itself due to technological enhancements and by restoring its image as the guardian of the Jewish state.
An appropriate electoral system is essential to securing stability in a divided society, as it can encourage inclusion and moderate policies.
The successes or failures of post-conflict reconstruction should be evaluated through a lens that also considers the historical and sociological background of Iraq prior to the war.
The ‘crisis of masculinity’ thesis focuses solely on changing gender relations in post-apartheid South Africa, and is inadequate for explaining the high level of gender-based violence.
The Gulf War may be considered a military triumph par excellence; however, a destabilized Iraq must also be considered a disastrous outcome for the U.S. Foreign Policy establishment.
The need for a gendered approach to peacebuilding has been acknowledged, but the link between rhetoric and policy implementation remains questionable.
As learned from the failure of negotiations in Rwanda and Sierra Leone, the likelihood for parties to commit to an agreement improves if peace is made desirable and continued war costly.
Through analysing the Japanese memory of WWII it is clear that ethics are susceptible to unconscious limitations, often leading to denial and forgetfulness of the past.