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Africa"s first peacekeeping operation the OAU in Chad, 1981-1982 by Terry M. Mays

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Published by Praeger in Westport, CT .
Written in English


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StatementTerry M. Mays.
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LC ClassificationsJZ
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 192 p. :
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22526635M
ISBN 100275976068

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Africa's First Peacekeeping Operation: The Oau in Chad, by Terry M. Mays. Africa's First Peacekeeping Operation book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Organization of African Unity (OAU) fielded the Africa's First Peacekeeping Operation :   Mays offers the first comprehensive examination of the OAU peacekeeping mission and reviews the political and military organization of the force as well as its deployment, redeployment plans, logistics, and operations between the Chadian factions. Utilizing an extensive collection of resources, including interviews with participants, diplomats, and government documents, he provdies a detailed examination of every meeting/conference between and that discussed a peacekeeping .   Description. In the Organization of African Unity (OAU) mandated and fielded the first regional peacekeeping operation since the Arab League's mission in Kuwait 20 years earlier. Battalion-sized contingents from Nigeria, Senegal, and Zaire were joined by smaller observer contingents from other OAU members in an effort to provide a buffer zone between the two main factions in the . ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: portraits ; 24 cm: Contents: Peacekeeping as a Foreign Policy Tool --Background to the Chadian Crisis --The First Peacekeeping Operations in Chad --Planning a New OAU Peacekeeping Operation for Chad --The OAU Peacekeeping Force in Chad: A Political View --The OAU Peacekeeping .

"Shows how, rather than being a strictly humanitarian mission, the OAU's first peacekeeping operation envolved as a foreign policy tool of Nigeria supported by France and the US."-Africa Book Ceatre Book Review "Discusses a peacekeeping operation by the Organization of African Unity that involved battalion-size contingents from Nigeria, Senegal, and Zaire to separate the sides in Chad's civil war; .   "Shows how, rather than being a strictly humanitarian mission, the OAU's first peacekeeping operation envolved as a foreign policy tool of Nigeria supported by France and the US."-Africa Book Ceatre Book Review "Discusses a peacekeeping operation by the Organization of African Unity that involved battalion-size contingents from Nigeria, Senegal, and Zaire to separate the sides Author: Terry Mays. examine how the principles of peacekeeping have morphed since the UN first started peace operations in , how this has played out in Africa and how the continent, along with the Middle-East, sits at a crossroads today. To the extent that the cold war marked a peace, it was largely within Europe and its trans-Atlantic extensions. context of the new strategic reality. First, it provides a brief background of the nature and the root causes of violent conflict in Africa to identify the most urgent threats to the African Peace and Security Architecture (APSA). Second, it describes the peacekeeping role of the forerunner of the AU, the Organization of African Unity (OAU).

Webcat Plus: Africa's first peacekeeping operation: the OAU in Chad, , A detailed examination of the background, logistics, deployment, and operations of the OAU peackeeping mission. In the Organization of African Unity (OAU) mandated and fielded the first regional peacekeeping operation since the Arab League's mission in Kuwait 20 years earlier.   Notably, Ethiopia was responsible for a full 40 percent of the total increase from to As of , nearly all of Ethiopia’s UN troops were deployed to Darfur and Abyei (its AU peacekeeping troops are in Somalia). The spike in contributions between and reflects the beginning of UNISFA in Abyei, where Ethiopia provides nearly all of the mission’s troops. This is a list of United Nations peacekeeping missions since the United Nations was founded in , organized by region, with the dates of deployment, the name of the related conflict, and the name of the UN operation.. Peacekeeping, as defined by the United Nations, is a way to help countries torn by conflict create conditions for sustainable peacekeepers—soldiers and military. The first part of the book outlines the challenges of post-Cold War peacekeeping; the second part sheds light on regional experiences of peacekeeping missions, with an emphasis on the post-Soviet 5/5(1).