Peacekeeping in Crisis

Today there are more UN troops than any other type of uniformed forces deployed in conflict zones in the world. Many of their missions are multidimensional - monitoring ceasefire lines, reconstructing the institutions of the state and knitting the social fabric back together.

Lise Howard of Georgetown University discusses why the UN has been not been able to deploy a multidimensional mission on a regular basis since 2005.
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