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By Ernie Regehr

long ago area century our international has hosted ninety-nine wars, twenty-nine of those are ongoing. The invoice for holding large shops of guns and a few 70 million humans in uniform at present stands at $1.7 trillion a 12 months. of those wars, over eighty five percentage should not settled at the battlefield; they're fought to desperately hurting stalemates, ultimately being became over to diplomats and politicians who cross looking for no matter what face-saving results should be to be had. And but, forsaking the convention desk in favour of the battlefield continues to be justified while considered as a final resort.

In this courageous and discerning e-book, Ernie Regehr, OC, explains the methods and tasks had to steer clear of the futility of worldwide army attempt. Combining 4 many years of expertise in clash zones, advising and top international relations efforts, construction NGOs and contributing to the adoption of the accountability to guard Act through the realm meeting, Regehr boldly exhibits that political balance shouldn't be issued from the barrel of a gun.

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