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Author Ṣāyigh, Yazīd, author

Title Crumbling states : security sector reform in Libya and Yemen / Yezid Sayigh
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace ; Beirut, Lebanon : Carnegie Middle East Center, [2015]
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Description 1 online resource (v, 35 pages)
Series Carnegie paper
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace)
Contents Summary -- The challenge of security sector reform -- Priorities not pursued -- Taking security sectors to the breaking point -- Libya's fatally flawed security sector restructuring -- Yemen's security sector : change without reform -- Subverting transitional justice -- External and societal penetration -- Political lessons
Summary "Already-weak states in Libya and Yemen crumbled as struggles for control over their security sectors became central to transitional politics after the popular uprisings of 2011. Instead of being reformed and upgraded to enhance the fragile legitimacy of interim governments, the security sectors collapsed by 2014. Libya and Yemen are now caught in a vicious circle: rebuilding effective central states and cohesive national identities requires a new consensus on the purpose and governance of security sectors, but reaching this agreement depends on resolving the deep political divisions and social fractures that led to civil war in both countries"--Publisher's web site
Notes "June 2015."
Series from resource home page
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 31-35)
Notes Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (Carnegie, viewed June 26, 2015)
Subject Failed states -- Libya
Failed states -- Yemen (Republic)
Security sector -- Libya
Security sector -- Yemen (Republic)
Failed states.
Politics and government.
Security sector.
Libya -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Yemen (Republic) -- Politics and government -- 21st century
Libya.
Yemen (Republic)
Form Electronic book
Author Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, publisher
Carnegie Middle East Center, issuing body