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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Humanitarianism in Crisis

Categories: Afghanistan,Arab,Charity/Nonprofits,Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,East Europe,Iraq

Discusses the loss of effectiveness and increased threats to aid workers resulting from the linking of relief and humanitarian organizations with political and military organizations.  Discusses six causes for the post-Cold War politicizing of humanitarian efforts in areas of conflict such as the former Yugoslavia, Afghanistan, Iraq and recently the Arab world.  From the United States Institute for Peace