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  • Affiliation : President, President, The Middle East Institute (MEI)
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Blue Helmets: the Causes of Impotence

Evgeny Satanovsky, Alexander Shumilin

Amid the civil war in Syria and the general potential for conflict in the Middle East in 2013, questions are being asked as to the effectiveness of international peacekeeping in this day and age. There is also the need to assess the role of the UN in conflict settlement in the region, the political obstacles facing the peacekeeping efforts, and possible alternative ways of organizing peacekeeping activities. The President of the Institute for Middle East Studies in Moscow debates these issues with the head of the Center for Analysis of Middle Eastern Conflict at the Institute for U.S. and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

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Security Index (International Edition) NO. 1 (106), Winter 2014

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