Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement

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SPME

Scholars for Peace in the Middle East

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IFAPA

Inter Faith Action for Peace in Africa

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CPOA

California Peace Officers Association

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CLETS

California Law Enforcement Telecommunication System

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PREDA

Peace Region Economic Development Alliance

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POHC

Peace of Heart Choir

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APJ

Artists for Peace and Justice

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IPMT

International Peace Monitoring Team

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CLEE

Certified Law Enforcement Executive

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LEIU

Law Enforcement Intelligence Units

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RFPI

Radio For Peace International

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NPTF

Nepal Peace Trust Fund

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OLP

Our Lady of Peace

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ECED

Environmental Compliance Enforcement Division

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NOBLE

National Organization of Black Law Enforcement

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P

Peace

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PC

Peace Corps

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PA

Peace Action

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POP

Prince Of Peace

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EB

Enforcement Bureau

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CSE

Office of Child Support Enforcement

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LEA

Law Enforcement Agency

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VFP

Veterans For Peace

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JP

Justice And Peace

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IPB

International Peace Bureau

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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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