peacekeeping

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

As long as states like the Central African Republic are unable to protect their citizens and development workers, the situation will not improve.

Journal Article | August 8, 2017 12:33 PM | Comments(1)

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

The Security Council’s decision to lower the troop ceiling by 3,600 troops is not necessarily as drastic as it sounds. MONUSCO operates at well below its authorized troop levels anyway.

As India’s ambitions and might grow, attachments to the UN and to UNPKOs are eroding in favor of more hard-headed assessments