This Brief explains how, in theory, the US spending less money on the UN could have yielded more desired outcomes by providing greater clarity of priorities and efficiency of operations. But in practice, having fewer resources and engaging less seems to have resulted in more festering crises and disorder.
A new storm is brewing in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The public order created by the Dayton Agreement to end the conflict and bloodshed of the previous three years is under profound strain. Bart M.J. Szewczyk analyses the Bonn Powers - an integral part of this order - and concludes with some policy recommendations.