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Aditi Gorur and Madeline Velturo op-ed on Peacekeepers That Won’tAct to Keep Peace

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The latest outbreak of political violence in South Sudan has left an estimated forty-two thousand people homeless and claimed the lives of two UN peacekeepers. The violence between forces loyal to President Salva Kiir and First Vice President Riek Machar is a reminder of the important role UN peacekeepers play in protecting civilians in conflict—and how terrible the harm can be when peacekeepers don’t live up to their responsibilities.

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