State Building Endeavors : A Successful, It Is Important For International Cooperation At All Levels

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For these state-building endeavors to be multilaterally successful, it is important for international cooperation at all levels. "The key to state building is first to agree on a goal and the functions of the state to support this objective ... a strategic framework for defining the functions of the state, designing the organizational structure necessary for the performance of those functions, and aligning actors to the goal of state building." Through better integration with and sourcing for nonmilitary efforts — both local education programs and improvements to their access of new situational and economic opportunities — the US may adequately address human security issues that underscore terrorism persistence and fully realize state-building efforts. The problem with aid and more comprehensive state-building is their seemingly greater complexity and more sustained duration, compared to public discourse on military efforts which are characterized as more decisive regardless of the truth that in varying capacities the military has been increasingly trying to fill these roles in policy execution, without the necessary infrastructure, institutional knowledge or support. However, it is more easy build support in the halls of government and the support of the people in issues involving direct actions with immediate dividends. Say, for example, that the United States government wants to kill some terrorists, or restructure current DOD bureaucracy to more facilely address the threat at hand, while simultaneously, using varied government agencies and their alien and non-government partners, better countries’ governance to reduce future threats. Which does one suppose is more rectifiable? Both should be achievable and essential to approa... ... middle of paper ... ...at the United States and other major players say and what it do? What spurs stakeholders toward these actions? The barbaric practice of terrorism – deliberately threatening or harming noncombatants to achieve political, ideological, or material gain – must be abolished through the concerted efforts of all peaceful nations. This will inevitably be an enduring endeavor that focuses on more than defeating existing terrorist organizations; it also will aim to deter future acts of terrorism and to diminish the underlying causes that enable terrorism to flourish. Though acts of terror can never be wholly prevented, terrorism must be reduced to a level that is isolated, rare and clearly irrational; that is, useless as a tool of practical policy or politics. This will ultimately allow terrorism to be combated as a criminal activity within single states, not as a global war.
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