Politics A2 4D - Examples of Humanitarian Intervention

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1991 Northern Iraq - aftermath of the Gulf War, USA launched operation Provide Comfort to establish 'safe havens' for the Kurdish people in Northern Iraq by establishing a no fly zone policed by US, UK and French aircraft

1992 Somalia - on brink of a humanitarian crisis, a UN authorized and US led intervention (Operation Restore Hope) sought to create a protected environment for conducting humanitarian operations in southern Somalia

1994 Haiti - following a military coup, in the context of growing lawlessness and accelerating Haitian emigration to the USA, 15,000 US troops were despatched to Haiti to restore order and help in


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