Books - October 15, 1993
Military Adviser to the Secretary General: U.N. Peacekeeping and the Congo Crisis
Indar Jit Rikhye (St. Martin's Press, 1993)
This publication follows the tortuous course of events throughout the Congo during the four turbulent years following its independence in 1960, and presents a vivid portrayal of the leading participants in the Congo imbroglio.
Indar Jit Rikhye was appointed Military Adviser for the Congo Operations to the UN Secretary-General in July 1960, and held that post till the Congo operation ended. He was thus in the closest possible touch throughout with the UN Secretariat in New York, with UN officials and commanders on the ground and with Congolese leaders. He saw policy-making at close hand, and was ofen decisively involved in it.
The Global Observatory
With Heartland Threatened, Lebanon’s Shiites See Hezbollah as “Protector of the Community”: Q&A with Sahar Atrache
Despite its heavy involvement in the Syrian war, the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah still retains strong support among Lebanon's Shiites, says Sahar Atrache of the ICG.
Key Global Events to Watch in July
A list of key upcoming meetings and events with implications for global affairs.
2014 Top 10 Issues to Watch in Peace & Security: The Global Arena
A list of ten key issues to watch that are likely to impact international peace and security in 2014, compiled by IPI's Francesco Mancini.
The Global Observatory, produced by IPI, provides timely analysis on peace and security issues, interviews with leading policymakers, interactive maps, and more.
July 17, 2014
EU and UN Seek Ways to Improve Cooperation in Peacekeeping
The European Union is among the strongest supporters of UN peacekeeping missions around the globe, but the growing challenges faced by UN-led operations have raised the need for better EU-UN cooperation, both on the ground and at the planning level.
July 01, 2014
SRSG Johnson: South Sudan Crisis Changed UNMISS “Mindset”
Hilde Johnson, the outgoing Head of the UN Mission in the Republic of South Sudan (UNMISS), gave an overflow IPI audience a dramatic account of the challenging situation that has faced the United Nations in the country since the eruption of mass violence at the end of last year.
June 25, 2014
Mousavian: Iran and US Have Serious Chance for Rapprochement
From Iraq to Syria, from energy to counterterrorism, Iran and the United States share many common interests across the Middle East and ought to put aside their decades of hostility, said author and former Iranian diplomat Seyed Hossein Mousavian.