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peace enforcement

Definition/Scope: (FM 3-0) Peace enforcement involves the application of military force, or the threat of its use, normally pursuant to international authorization, to compel compliance with resolutions or sanctions designed to maintain or restore peace and order. OLD VERSION The application of military force, or the threat of its use, normally pursuant to international authorization, to compel compliance with resolutions or sanctions designed to maintain or restore peace and order. Acronyms PE and PEO stand for peace enforcement and peace enforcement operations.



Acronym:

PE

Broader Terms:

peace operation

Related Terms:

compel
Conflict prevention
Implementation Forces
peace building
peacekeeping
peacemaking


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