Peace Keeping IAFF 2093
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Amaris Mae on Thursday April 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to IAFF 2093 at George Washington University taught by Shinn in Winter2015. Since its upload, it has received 82 views. For similar materials see Africa: Problems and Promise in International Affairs at George Washington University.
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Date Created: 04/23/15
News 4162015 Nigerian President cannot locate the Boko Haram girls Kenya is trying to close Somali refugee camp Dada UN Protesting not to close Sudan extended its balloting because of low voter turnout President Omar El Bashir is reeIected Been in power since 1989 Sluice bomber attacked UN Peacekeeping northern Mali Peace Keeping Trends Sma scale civil wars Wi continue to be the trend May result in more international attention Because of the threat of terrorism Bush administration inbred Somali unti terrorist events and embassy bombing We need to prevent con ict from early warning measures Not wait UN has not made Somalia a UN peacekeeping operation Common African management and peacekeeping operations under words Africa may have to undertake peace operations on his own In special circumstances Like Somalia where the UN isn39t stepping in But the AU doesn39t have enough money to counter these issues UN is prohibited as well Donor countries only willing to make menial contribution to peacekeeping operations Funding issue is the heart of both And why the AU has problems with furthering peacekeeping missions 5 concerns with peacekeeping 1 The idea that Africans should do their peacekeeping is misleading because it assumes UN will reduce its own peacekeeping role 2 One of the central challenges should note thought of as solely as African problems such as genocide and ethnic cleansing 3 African issues are not monolithic 4 African subregional orgs lack the experience and resources to further effective peace operations 5 Do not have required number of trained troops OAU is not involved in peacekeeping AU is more involved US has expanded its peacekeeping in Arica especially in the Horn of African Located in Djibouti Both focus on counterterrorism and counterpiracy now Seychelles has piracy Niger has terrorism groups US security in Africa Up to date assessment of security interest in Africa Strengthen institutions Strengthening militaries Develop clear strategies like training laws police and prosecutors Mission of Africa maritime security Terrorism Embassies Establish illegal shing areas Improve security assistant funds