Antonio Garcia

Antonio Garcia, is currently a visiting scholar at New York University, Center on International Cooperation. He is a former senior officer in the South African Army, and has served in two UN peacekeeping missions, UNAMID and MONUSCO.

The point of departure of this paper is that the UN has not defined offensive operations, and specified what this means in practice.

This essay explores the themes of UN peacekeeping offensive operations and Unexploded Ordinance, Explosive Remnants of War and Improvised Explosive Devices.