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Haiti: Quid Pro Quo Multilateralism

Sarah E. Kreps

in Coalitions of Convenience

Published in print January 2011 | ISBN: 9780199753796
Published online January 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199827152 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199753796.003.0005
Haiti: Quid Pro Quo Multilateralism

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This chapter examines the multilateral 1994 Haiti intervention, an unlikely case of multilateralism for both the operational commitment and regional power explanations. The vast power disparities between the US and Haitian militaries and the absence of regional powers should have meant an interest in minimal multilateralism; the UN-authorized intervention and allied support challenge these explanations.

Keywords: 1994 Haiti intervention; United States; multilateralism; United Nations; military intervention

Chapter.  7837 words. 

Subjects: International Relations

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