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By Edward Moxon-Browne (eds.)

ISBN-10: 0312175930

ISBN-13: 9780312175931

ISBN-10: 1349260274

ISBN-13: 9781349260270

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ISBN-13: 9781349260294

This learn demanding situations the simple assumption that peacekeeping as we have now recognized it long ago stands out as the 'pill for each in poor health' sooner or later. A 'new global order' capacity new kinds of clash breaking out virtually anyplace in a global that's extra unstable and no more predictable than sooner than. members to this quantity argue that we have to come back to fundamentals; that there are sobering classes to be learnt from Somalia, the Lebanon and Cambodia; that we have to ask a few basic questions. Can peacekeeping be 'reformed' or needs to or not it's completely 'reinvented'? Are squaddies the simplest peacekeepers and, if now not, who may still change them?

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31. , p. 32. , p. 76. Jeffrey Z. Rubin, 'The timing of ripeness and the ripeness of timing', in Louis Kriesberg and Stuart J. Thorson (eds), Timing the De-Escalation of International Conflict, Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1991, p. 245. A. Betts Fetherston, 'Toward a theory of United Nations peacekeeping', Peace Research Report No. 31, Bradford: Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, 1993, p. 33. , p. 40. Berdal, op. , p. 7. Hay, op. , p. 1. Berdal, op. , p. 11. , pp. 49-50.

It complicates the task of mediation, and obscures the immediate task, which may well be to deliver food or medicine. 59 United Nations Peacekeeping - An Introduction 19 Nevertheless, training does seem vital to the overall performance of a peacekeeping force. This is particularly the case given the complexity of modern peacekeeping operations and the delicacy of the situation many peacekeepers find themselves in. '61 Therefore, a more sophisticated approach to the preparation in general is needed.

The limited logistical capabilities available · .. The failure to establish time-sensitive and secure communications between the UN headquarters and the field mission ... The failure to establish an efficient command-and-control system in the field ... The inadequate training of units from other than the traditional troop-contributing countries ... The paucity of UN joint doctrine ... the lack of tactical mobility of operation and insufficient attention to the requirements of force protection · ..

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