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UN peacekeeping in Africa : from the Suez crisis to the Sudan conflicts

Author: Adekeye Adebajo
Publisher: Boulder, Colo. : Lynne Rienner Publishers, 2011.
Series: A project of the International Peace Institute
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Nearly half of all UN peacekeeping missions in the post-Cold War era have been in Africa, and the continent currently hosts the greatest number (and also the largest) of such missions in the world. Uniquely assessing five decades of UN peacekeeping in Africa, Adekeye Adebajo focuses on a series of questions: What accounts for the resurgence of UN peacekeeping efforts in Africa after the Cold War? What are the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adekeye Adebajo
ISBN: 9781588267573 1588267571 9781588267825 1588267822
OCLC Number: 667822881
Description: xviii, 270 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Terje Rød-Larsen --
Foreword / James Jonah --
Introduction: Blue Berets, burning brushfires --
The stealing of Suez and the Sahara: the UN in North Africa --
"No more Congos!" The UN in the Great Lakes region --
Orphans of the Cold War: the UN in southern Africa --
The tragic triplets: the UN in West Africa --
The conflicts of identity: the UN on the Horn of Africa --
Conclusion: from burden shedding to burden sharing.
Series Title: A project of the International Peace Institute
Responsibility: Adekeye Adebajo.

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