1. What similarities and distinctions do you think can be drawn between US-led intervention and subsequent conduct of post-conflict reconstruction, and, ultimately, broader and deeper nation- and state-building, projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina in 1995, Kosovo in 1999, Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003? Please explain why and support your responses with detailed practical examples.
2. What roles should states, international institutions and non-governmental organizations play in the conduct of post-conflict reconstruction projects? Please explain why and support your responses with clear references to the required readings and the provision of detailed practical examples.