Peacekeeping and Humanitarian Intervention in post-Cold War Conflict

  • Tom Woodhouse
  • Oliver Ramsbotham


The credibility of the UN and of peacekeeping as one of its main instruments of conflict management and of humanitarian intervention to relieve suffering in conflict zones has recently come under increasing attack. This is largely the result of the perceived inadequacy of the organization to deal with the enormous human suffering associated with the post-Cold War conflicts which erupted from 1991, especially those in Somalia, Bosnia and Rwanda.


Security Council Humanitarian Intervention Armed Conflict Geneva Convention Humanitarian Assistance 
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