Why United Nations Peacekeeping Fails, A Look Into the Failures

This paper will take a deeper look into the failures the United Nations has encountered while conducting peacekeeping operations in the post-Cold War era and why ceratin operations failed while others are hailed as successes. The paper will also discuss current military peacekeeping operations as of October 2019. It will discuss the collective action problem with peacekeeping and troop contributions by region. This paper analyzes the failed operations, successful operations, rules of engagement, national origin of peacekeeper, collective security, and sexual malfeasance that impacts peacekeeping operations. Lastly, it will give solutions that the U.N. Security Council can use to make future operations more successful.