2008 - War Society T Peace Operations in the 1990s(The UN...

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Peace Operations in the 1990s (The UN from peacekeeping to peace enforcement) During the Cold War – countries under pressure accept peacekeepers into their own country After the Cold War – a lot of uncertainties, operations other than war (OOW) The UN: Chapter VI – Peacekeeping Chapter VII – Peace Enforcement: There might not be any peace to enforce at the beginning so there might need to be military action to stabilize the situation US Secretary General activist (Boutes Boutrous Ghali)– US should intervene in any peacekeeping situation anywhere even if the country does not invite us WE NEED ACTIVE OPERATION FORCE – not approved by other countries in the UN Somalia Background – most of Somalis speak same language and are Muslim, when central government becomes weak the clans become stronger – many people starving Problem: when there is no peace, the clans are causing problems for the UN and other NGOs – chaos and insecurity were increasing instead of decreasing
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This note was uploaded on 04/24/2008 for the course HIST 2222 taught by Professor Davidspires during the Spring '07 term at Colorado.

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