Discuss the extent to which International assistance can and should be effectively used to achieve security sector reform as part of post-conflict peace-building.

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Introduction During conflicts, military forces are habituated in committing egregious human rights violations, likewise are the ruthless paramilitary bodies that fall outside the chain of command. Also, the judicial system and the principle of rule of law are either routinely sidestepped, or abused along ethno-political contours. In short, the entire system of government is skewed towards the rationale of war. Hence, the need to reform these agencies that deal with security, which collectively form the …

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