“More and more we see that the separation between war and peace is not as clear-cut as it used to be,” says Jean-Marie Guéhenno in this podcast. Guéhenno, president and CEO of the International Crisis Group and a nonresident senior fellow at Brookings, was head of United Nations peacekeeping operations from 2000 to 2008, the longest-serving person in that post. In this podcast, he talks about his toughest peacekeeping operation, his best results, and why a political process is so important to the success of peacekeeping operations, all themes in his latest book, “The Fog of Peace: A Memoir of International Peacekeeping in the 21st Century” (Brookings Institution Press, 2015).
Also in this episode, Governance Studies Fellow John Hudak explains what’s happening in Congress.
- The Fog of Peace: A Memoir of International Peacekeeping in the 21st Century
- United Nations peacekeeping fact sheet