Monica Duffy Toft on settlements

No settlement in sight for southern Thailand
Asia Times
May 23, 2012
Cited: Monica Duffy Toft, associate professor of public policy and member of the Belfer Center Board of Directors
Topic: Settlements 

“War termination expert Monica Duffy Toft, an associate professor of public policy at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, meanwhile, has found that negotiated settlements are two times more likely to break down and return to hostilities than decisive military victories. Toft and other academics note that in victory the outcome effectively eliminates one side or, more frequently, damages it to an extent where it must abandon its political goals.”

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