Building States, Building Peace: Global and Regional by A. Sánchez-Cacicedo

By A. Sánchez-Cacicedo

Sánchez-Cacicedo presents a critique of liberal peacebuilding methods and of overseas interventions in statebuilding tactics, wondering how 'global' those projects are, utilizing case experiences from the Asian area together with Sri Lanka and Myanmar.

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This would imply some form of consociational democracy or power-sharing arrangement, commonly in the form of devolution as illustrated by the Belgian, Northern Ireland, Spanish or Indian Kashmir cases. Lewis links this back to the breakup of the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, the growth of non-governmental organizations and the proliferation of democratization processes. 12 The ambivalence of some UN members in recent cases of secessionism, such as that of Kosovo, shows the reluctance of the international order to recognize self-determination.

To a large extent, Indian interviewees based in Tamil Nadu seemed to have more at stake than some of the Sri Lankan actors themselves: their passion about the Sri Lanka issue ran high. The Norwegians’ protectionist attitude contrasted with the general accessibility and informality of interviewees in South Asia. Norwegian officials unexpectedly proved even more inaccessible than top-ranking politicians in Sri Lanka. This was symptomatic of Oslo’s reaction to the vast amount of criticism that it had already had to endure due to its failure as official chief facilitator of the 2002 Sri Lankan peace process.

The discussion addresses how the rising material and normative power of China and, to a lesser extent, India, is influencing their regional and global foreign policy. Their growing military and economic power, combined with their regional legitimacy, increasingly pose a challenge to the involvement of global powers in peacebuilding and statebuilding initiatives in Asia. Existing normative differences between Asian and Western countries on state sovereignty and governance-related issues are compounded by the rise in the material power of emerging Asian countries and the decline of Western influence in the global South.

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