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Peacekeepers clear the area in the aftermath of a terror attack that killed six peacekeepers, Kidal, Mali, Feb. 12, 2016 (U.N. photo by Marco Dormino).

The Changing Landscape for International Peacekeeping

Friday, March 4, 2016

In this week’s Trend Lines Podcast, Richard Gowan, a fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and WPR columnist, joins host Peter Dörrie to discuss the changing nature of peacekeeping, including the rise of regional peacekeepers, the role of the United Nations and the politics behind peacekeeping.


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Relevant articles on WPR:

Less Talk, More Action for International Peacekeepers in 2016?
‘Carnivores’ Battle ‘Herbivores’ for Future of U.N.’s Peacemaking Soul
Technical Fixes Not Enough to Shore Up U.N. Peacekeeping
CAR Scandal Reflects U.N. Peacekeeping’s Loss of Strategic Direction

Richard Gowan is an associate fellow at the European Council on Foreign Relations and nonresident fellow at NYU’s Center on International Cooperation, where he was previously research director. Follow him on Twitter at @RichardGowan1.

Trend Lines is produced, edited and hosted by Peter Dörrie, a freelance journalist and analyst focusing on security and resource politics in Africa. He can be followed on Twitter at @peterdoerrie.