1 July 2004

Peacekeeping, Bloody Peacekeeping

Laura Neack

Laura Neack, an associate professor of political science at Miami University of Ohio, is the editor of International Politics.

The business of peacekeeping has been getting a lot tougher. Rich nations are putting their muscle where their immediate interests lie, leaving the job of patrolling in hardscrabble territory to their less financially capable U.N. colleagues.