The prevalence and destructiveness of civil wars in Mali, South Sudan, the Central African Republic, and many other countries has spurred debates about peacekeeping. There are several sizable missions, but questions remain over whether or not they are effective in mitigating civil war violence.
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Salehyan, Idean, and Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede. In Peace, War, and Numbers, ed. International Peacekeeping in Lebanon, — Institute for Security Studies, www.Effectiveness of peacekeeping missions A study by political scientists at Uppsala University and Peace Research Institute Oslo estimates that an ambitious UN peacekeeping policy with a doubled peacekeeping operation and strong International Intervention and the Duration of Peace After Civil War" (PDF).
International Studies. Peacekeeping and the Duration of Peace after Civil and Interstate Wars VIRGINIA PAGE FORTNA developed after the Cold War and the effectiveness of more traditional forms of peacekeeping (Tharoor /96; Luttwak ). Any study of the effects of peacekeeping must control for. In one of the first analyses of peacekeeping effectiveness, Heldt () evaluates peacekeeping success based on presence of civil war.
Using a global sample of all civil wars from to , he explores whether mission or conflict features have different marginal impacts on war. International Intervention and the Duration of Peace After Civil War Virginia Page Fortna.
come to contradictory findings. In their study of peacebuilding in civil wars since World War II, Doyle and Sambanis () this first glance at the cases will underestimate the effectiveness of peacekeeping.
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While United Nations peacekeeping missions were created to keep peace and perform post-conflict activities, since the end of the Cold War peacekeepers are more often deployed to active conflicts.