'Impartiality' and the UN Observation Group in Lebanon, 1958

  title={'Impartiality' and the UN Observation Group in Lebanon, 1958},
  author={A. Hughes},
  journal={International Peacekeeping},
  pages={2 - 20}
  • A. Hughes
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • International Peacekeeping
Both the United Nations and eminent scholars regard impartiality as one of the key principles of peacekeeping. Yet there has been scant primary research into the extent to which UN peacekeeping operations have successfully maintained impartiality in the field. This article explores the premise that operational impartiality is crucial for the success of peacekeeping operations, by reference to the UN Observation Group in Lebanon (UNOGIL). UNOGIL was despatched to Lebanon in June 1958 'to ensure… Expand
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