Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement

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WPB

World Peace Builders

Community

   
ILE

International Law Enforcement

Community » Law

   
CLEA

California Law Enforcement Association

Governmental » Police

   
HEAT

Highway Enforcement Of Aggressive Traffic

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
WWP

Women Waging Peace

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
JP

Justice of the Peace

Community

   
PPN

Princeton Peace Network

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

   
POSI

Peace Operations Summer Institute

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
ELT

Enforcement of Laws and Treaties

Governmental » Transportation

   
STP

Serenity, Tranquility, and Peace

Community

   
COPE

Community Oriented Police Enforcement

Community » Law

   
COPE

Coordination Of Probation Enforcement

Community » Law

   
TASE

Tobacco Age of Sale Enforcement

Community » Law

   
HIPP

Help Increase The Peace Project

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

   
OJP

Office of Justice and Peace

Governmental » State & Local

   
SMILE

Safety Magic In Law Enforcement

Community » Law

   
TED

Traffic Enforcement Decoy

Community » Law

   
PLF

Peace, Love, Freedom

Community » Music

   
CNET

Community Narcotics Enforcement Team

Community » Law

   
KOP

Keepers Of the Peace

Governmental » US Government

   
CEOP

Code Enforcement Outreach Program

Governmental » State & Local

   
STEP

Strategic Traffic Enforcement Program

Community » Law

   
LEADS

Law Enforcement Automated Database Search

Community » Law

   
OPK

Ocean Peace Keeping

Governmental » Military

   
ALERT

Advanced Law Enforcement Response Technology

Community » Law

   

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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