Peacekeeping

Peace operations comprise peacekeeping – the provision of temporary postconflict security by internationally mandated forces – and peacebuilding – those efforts undertaken by the international community to help a war-torn society create a self-sustaining peace.

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March 12, 2014 / By William Durch, James A. Schear
Boots on the Ground

By William J. Durch and James A. Schear -- Will U.S. peacekeepers be heading to the West Bank?

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas recently stirred controversy when he suggested that

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March 06, 2014 / By Gerson Sher
Russia, Ukraine And Sanctions: A Double-Edged Sword

By Gerson Sher - Unraveling the events in Ukraine, and the reaction in Russia, is another exercise in peeling back the layers of the onion of Russian imperial history. While most of the

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January 22, 2014 / By Mona Yacoubian
Geneva Likely to be ‘An Exercise in Checking the Box’

The Geneva II peace talks are set to commence a week from today, and observers inside and outside the country see little cause for optimism. Syria's political opposition remains deeply

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December 05, 2013
Central African Republic: Peacekeeping Forces Face Multitude Of Challenges In Troubled Nation

By Katharina Nachbar - The unanimous vote Thursday by the U.N. Security Council to authorize an African Union peacekeeping mission backed by French soldiers in the Central African

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July 12, 2013
The Dragon Brings Peace? Why China Became a Major Contributor to United Nations Peacekeeping

By Ben Yunmo Wang - From ardent opposition in the 1970s to avid support in the 2000s, the People's Republic of China has progressively opened up to participating in United Nations

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