iOS app Android app

Peace Keeping

The Central African Republic's Future Depends on New York and Washington

Florent Geel | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Florent Geel

A United Nations peace-keeping mission for Central Africa? This is the ultimate question for the US and the international community as a whole as talks launched in New York on March 6 wend their way to a vote.

Five Steps to Help Fragile Countries

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 05.14.2013 | World
Jim Yong Kim

It's no easy task to re-build after a descent into conflict. We need to transform the way we all engage with fragile and conflict-affected states. So what does it take?

Efficacy of Peace Operations in Fragile States: Is It Time for a Major Paradigm Shift?

Nikolas Katsimpras | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
Nikolas Katsimpras

Notions such as globalization and global governance have been balancing between the realism of our increasing interdependence and the elusive comfort of conspiracy theories. The truth is that we have long lost the luxury of denial and we are irreversibly immersed in a system that is immensely interdependent.

John Sheehan, Retired US General, Links Gays In Military To Genocide In Bosnia

AP | PAULINE JELINEK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A retired U.S. general says Dutch troops failed to defend against the 1995 genocide in the Bosnian war because the army was weakene...