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Military Presence

A research review on Military Presence has not yet been completed by the Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide.

About Military Presence


Military presence includes the “peacetime presence of a foreign military on the territory of another sovereign state without interference into the host’s domestic authority structures” (Schmidt 2014, pp. 817-818) with the consent of the host state (Martinez Machain and Morgan 2013, p. 102).

Strategies This Tool Can Support

(1) Dissuading potential perpetrators from committing mass atrocities
(2) Protecting vulnerable civilian populations