RUSI JournalVolume 160Issue 1members only

Sierra Leone’s Post-Conflict Peacekeepers: Sudan, Somalia and Ebola


With Western troop commitments to UN peacekeeping having shrunk since the 1990s, it is vital to understand what motivates poorer states to participate in peacekeeping operations

An ever-growing demand for troops to serve in ever-more complex environments has led to enhanced interest in the incentives and constraints facing newcomers to peacekeeping. Increasingly, these include post-war states from the global South. Peter Albrecht and Cathy Haenlein examine the recent record of Sierra Leone and the factors affecting its patterns of contribution to peace-support operations. In doing so, they stress the need for a full understanding of the specific

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Cathy Haenlein

Director, Organised Crime and Policing

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