The Future of Peace Operations
Strategy research project
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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United Nations Peace Operations have been used to contribute to international peace and security since the inception of the United Nations UN. During the Cold War era, these peace operations were designed on a traditional model and used primarily to resolve conflicts between states. Following the Cold War, the rise in intra-state conflicts insurgencies, genocidal ethnic violence, civil wars, etc. has complicated traditional peace operations. The new missions are increasingly becoming multidimensional operations they are more complex they sometimes involve a comprehensive approach. This SRP examines the range of current peace operations--ranging from peacekeeping to peace enforcement. It identifies effective ways to conduct such operations. It examines theoretical concepts underlying these operations at both the strategic and operational levels. It analyzes the changing nature of these conflicts, the strategic challenges and opportunities underlying them. It considers prospects of post-Cold War peace operations. It concludes with recommendations for the qualitative improvement of future peace operations.
- Government and Political Science