Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement

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ODCE

Office of the Director of Corporate Enforcement (Eire)

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JEEP

Joint Ethics Enforcement Plan

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APEP

Africa Peace Education Program

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AUPSC

African Union Peace and Security Council

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SAPN

South African Peace Network

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PIIA

Peace Initiative International for Africa

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CYPE

Peace River Airport, Canada

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YPE

Peace River, Alberta, Canada

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APOA

Alaska Peace Officers Association

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PAE

Peace Arch Entertainment Group, Inc.

Business » AMEX Symbols

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PERIN

Penalty Enforcement By Registrative Of Infringement Notice

Regional » Australian

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STEP

Standards Enforcement in Procurement

Medical » British Medicine

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CCTP

Canadian Centres For Teaching Peace

Regional » Canadian

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LPH

Love, Peace, Happiness

Internet » Chat

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ASAP

Adult Singles At Peace

Internet » Chat

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TTYLP!

Take To You Later, Peace!

Internet » Chat

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PBJ

Peace, Blessings, and Joy

Internet » Chat

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LAPD

Love And Peace Dude

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PTPM

Port Townsend Peace Movement

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STP

Serenity, Tranquility, and Peace

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YPN

Youth Peace-builder Network

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LMNOP

Lake Merritt Neighbors Organized for Peace

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JP

Justice of the Peace

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STEP

Sewing Together for Earthly Peace

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PEACE

Peace Education And Community Effort

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What does peace enforcement mean?

Peace enforcement
Peace enforcement is a practice of ensuring peace in an area or region. Part of a three-part scale between peacekeeping and peacemaking, it is sometimes considered to be the midpoint. Peace enforcement is different from peacemaking where options, possibly including force, are used to bring conflicting parties to negotiations. While it is an approach to maintaining an existing peace, and can thus only be done by an outside party which is recognized as neutral, this is differentiated from peacekeeping largely in the level of force the outside group is willing to use in response to violations of the established peace. The difference between peace enforcement and peacekeeping: Peacekeeping, a role the U.N. has played over the years, is relatively straightforward and, despite its difficulties, comparatively easy. Peacekeeping involves monitoring and enforcing a cease-fire agreed to by two or more former combatants. It proceeds in an atmosphere where peace exists and where the former combatants minimally prefer peace to continued war. Peace-enforcement, as it is used by the Joint Staff, entails the physical interposition of armed forces to separate ongoing combatants to create a cease-fire that does not exist. Boutros-Ghali, on the other hand, uses the term to refer to actions to keep a cease-fire from being violated or to reinstate a failed cease-fire. It is a subtle difference, but it does imply the existence of some will for peace. The American version more realistically portrays another, far more difficult matter. By definition, in a situation for which peace-enforcement is a potentially appropriate response, war and not peace describes the situation, and one or more of the combatants prefer it that way. This means that, unlike peacekeepers, peace enforcers are often not welcomed by one or either side. Rather, they are active fighters who must impose a cease-fire that is opposed by one or both combatants; in the process, the neutrality that distinguishes peacekeepers will most likely be lost.

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