No Shortage of Potential Work for International Peacekeepers in 2015

No Shortage of Potential Work for International Peacekeepers in 2015
People gather at the site of a bomb explosion, Kano, Nigeria, Nov. 28, 2014 (AP photo by Muhammed Giginyu).

Where will international stabilization forces intervene in 2015? Potential answers include Libya, Syria, Nigeria’s northern borderlands and eastern Ukraine. Restoring order in any one of these places, let alone two or more at once, would be a daunting task. Libya is sinking into full-scale civil war. Syria has been ravaged by four years of violence, leaving over 200,000 dead. The Boko Haram militant group has inflicted repeated defeats on the Nigerian military in a conflict punctuated by massacres by both sides. Russia retains the ability to turn the war in Ukraine on and off at leisure. Few countries outside these […]

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