Neighborhood Dynamics in UN Peacekeeping Operations, 1990–2017
Paul D. Williams and Thong Nguyen
This trend runs counter to a longstanding, if unwritten, principle that UN peacekeeping missions should seek to avoid deployment of troops or police from neighbors in order to mitigate the risks associated with these countries’ national interests in the host countries. It also means there would be significant implications if policymakers wished to reverse this trend, which would put major additional pressure on the UN’s force generation process.
This is the sixteenth paper in the Providing for Peacekeeping Project thematic study series.
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