The Case for UN Peacekeeping

The Case for UN Peacekeeping

Authors: Micah Zenko and Rebecca Friedman
Council on Foreign Relations

UN peacekeeping is a crucial U.S. partner in maintaining stability, but the Obama administration must take a more vigorous role in promoting it or risk losing support in Congress, write CFR's Micah Zenko and Rebecca Friedman.

Tackling Tactical Nuclear Weapons

Author: Micah Zenko
Foreign Policy

Micah Zenko argues that New START is a good step forward for limiting strategic nuclear weapons, but the proliferation and deployment of tactical nukes is a serious, and unaddressed, problem.

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To Stay Relevant, the UN Must Compete

Author: Rebecca R. Friedman
Christian Science Monitor

Rebecca Friedman writes, "The United States is increasingly taking important issues--such as financial stability, climate change, and nonproliferation--outside the UN system."

Drones: War from Afar

Author: Micah Zenko
International Relations and Security Network

Micah Zenko states,"while limited military force can be one component of an overall strategy toward an adversary, it should never be a substitution for it."

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