Peacekeeping in the International Political Context: Historical Analysis and Future Directions

  • Henry Wiseman
Part of the Issues in Peacekeeping and Peacemaking book series (IPP)


A reading of the current political climate depicts a renewal of faith in the UN and in the competence and utility of peacekeeping. Indeed peacekeeping has entered a promising stage of revival. There are new opportunities and challenges which could dramatically reaffirm the strength of the UN in the maintenance of international peace and security; but the future is not automatically assured. There are a great many hurdles to overcome.


Security Council International Context International Peace Civil Conflict Palestine Liberation Organisation 
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