Acronyms that contain the term peace enforcement

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We've found a total of 971 shorthands for peace enforcement:

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WAPS

World Alliance for Peace in Sri

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STED

Surface Transportation Enforcement Division

Governmental » Transportation

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PII

Peace Islands Institute

Govermental » Institutes

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DPIE

Department of Permits Inspections and Enforcement

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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DPIE

Department of Permitting Inspections Enforcement

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ROPE

Repeat Offender Parole Enforcement

Governmental » Police

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LETD

Law Enforcement Training Division

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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DPKO

Deparment Of Peace Keeping Operations

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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POTC

Peace Operations Training Center

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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NSEA

National Standards Enforcement Agency

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OPC

Oongan Peace Crew

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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LEF

Law Enforcement Foundation

Miscellaneous » Foundations

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PLJ

Peace Love and Joy

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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IVP

International Volunteers for Peace

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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OEA

Office of Enforcement Analysis

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IRDP

Institute of Research and Dialogue for Peace

Govermental » Institutes

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PLP

Peace Love Prosperity

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PRAY

Peace Revival Association of Youth 

Community » Youth

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IPRC

International Peace Resource Center

Community » Non-Profit Organizations

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PURL

Peace Unity Respect Love

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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WARP

Weave a Real Peace

Miscellaneous » Unclassified

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SPO

Student Peace Organization

Academic & Science » Students

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WPSI

Women Peace and Security Institute

Govermental » Institutes

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PLO

Peace Loving Optimists

Miscellaneous » Funnies

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LEIU

Law Enforcement Investigation Units

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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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