RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS

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