RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

This report is part of Powering Peace, a joint initiative of Energy Peace Partners and the Stimson Center. READ MORE

This Special Report, published by ASPI, includes contributions from leading experts in the field, including Stimson Center experts, Victoria Holt, Managing Director, and Aditi Gorur, Senior Fellow and Dire READ MORE

April 30, 2019 - Tori Holt tesified in front of the Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Human Rights and International Organizations, a part of the House Foreign Affairs Committees in the U.S. READ MORE

The 2018 NATO summit in Brussels focused heavily on strong defense and deterrence, with emphasis on counterterrorism operations.  In advance, NATO commissioned an article, Preparing to Protect: Advice on Implementing NATO's Protection of Civilian Policy, by Marla Keenan and Stimson Disti READ MORE

By Victoria Holt and Glyn Taylor with Max Kelly In December 2009, the United Nations released a much-anticipated independent study, Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations: Successes, Setbacks and Remaining Challenges. READ MORE

In December 2009, the United Nations released a much-anticipated independent study, Protecting Civilians in the Context of UN Peacekeeping Operations: Successes, Setbacks and Remaining Challenges. READ MORE

United Nations Panels of Experts are small, civilian, fact-finding teams appointed by the United Nations (UN) Security Council to monitor the effectiveness of the targeted sanctions it imposes on those who threaten peace in war-torn regions. READ MORE

This report is based on a workshop, "Halting Widespread or Systematic Attacks on Civilians: Military Strategies and Operations Concepts," held at the Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center in Ghana in 2007. READ MORE

February 1, 2008 | Analysis and Briefings

This article contends that the William Clinton and George W. Bush administrations experienced similar transformations in their respective policies towards UN peace operations and nation-building. Although they began from nearly opposite perspectives, both came to remarkably READ MORE

Africa now hosts more peacekeepers than any other region. As of mid-2007, nearly 55,000 UN peacekeepers, about 65 percent of the total worldwide, were deployed to missions in Côte d’Ivoire, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Ethiopia/Eritrea, READ MORE

As peacekeepers have deployed at unprecedented levels worldwide, the demand for police to serve in such missions has swelled.The United Nations (UN), for example, has increased the use of police from two percent of its peacekeeping forces in 1995 to more than twelve percent today. READ MORE

To address civil conflict in Africa, the UN Security Council uses many tools, including the imposition of targeted sanctions. READ MORE

In 2004, President Bush announced the launch of an ambitious new program, the Global Peace Operations Initiative (GPOI), to support training of 75,000 foreign peacekeepers worldwide by 2010, primarily in Africa. Announced at the G8 Summit in Sea Island, Georgia, READ MORE

Peacekeeping forces are deployed in record numbers in Africa today, working to support sustainable peace in regions from West Africa to the Horn of Africa and from the Western Sahara to the Great Lakes. While the United Nations (UN) leads many of READ MORE

September 1, 2006 | Book

Is the world prepared to use military force to protect civilians from mass violence? READ MORE