A recipe for success? Ingredients of a successful peacekeeping mission

  title={A recipe for success? Ingredients of a successful peacekeeping mission},
  author={Darya Pushkina},
  journal={International Peacekeeping},
  pages={133 - 149}
  • D. Pushkina
  • Published 1 June 2006
  • Political Science
  • International Peacekeeping
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