Takastand Case Study

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the spark in Islamic terror in Takastand can be seen in the Sunni uprising in the Anbar province in Iraq. According to The Digital Caliphate by the Arab author, Abdel Bari Atwan, years of oppression by the Baghdad Shia government led the Sunni tribes in Iraq to create and join fundamentalist Islamic groups to fight governments oppression and marginalization (Atwan, 2015). Therefore, it is necessary to stop the human rights violation against the citizens of Takastand as the stability of the region will be jeopardized if people pick up arms and cause a civil war to erupt.
As a final point, the challenges faced by the European government and non-governmental organizations in operating development programs in Takastand should also be focused
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However, leaving the great powers to take care of the situation in Takastand is not an ideal solution as many major powers have interests in Takastand such as China, India, Russia, and the United States. Thus, having “great powers only” solution would introduce a scenario similar to the Syrian civil war where different countries support different armed groups. The sovereignty of the state of Takastand must also be respected and any intervention in Takastand must be discussed with representatives of the Takastand government which holds the “final political authority” in the country as well as the opposition groups (Lamy et al., 2015, p. 72). Also, the involvement must happen under the supervision of the United Nations General Assembly as Takastand lies in a strategic geographical position. Two other branches of the United Nation can be involved, the Security Council and the International Court of …show more content…
Using devastating economic sanctions and military power to introduce change in Takastand would add more complications to the human security. Not only will economic and community securities be taken away from the poor people in Takastand, but so will the other securities in the aftermath of sanctions or military action. A failed state similar to the one in Iraq after thirteen years of sanctions and the 2003 invasion is not the desired outcome in Takastand (Lamy et al., 2015, p. 116). Therefore, the Security Council must only intervene if the diplomatic and foreign policies fail, as well as the continuation of repression by the government of Takastand. In terms of the International Court of Justice, its intervention must take place if the international community finds evidence of war crimes, such as Bosnian ethnic killings in which the International Court of Justice ruled that the killings were genocide and a war crime (Simons,

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