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.
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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… Read More »
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