Nigerian soldiersserving with the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur(UNAMID) during an inspection visitby General Martin Luther Agwai to ElDaean Team Group Site in SouthDarfur, March 10, 2008. ALBANYASSOCIATES/STUART PRICE.
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ALEX J. BELLAMYis Professor of International Security atGriffith University, Australia, and Non-resident SeniorAdviser at the International Peace Institute.Email: email@example.comPAUL D. WILLIAMS is Associate Professor in the ElliottSchool of International Affairs at the George WashingtonUniversity, USA, and Non-resident Senior Adviser at theInternational Peace Institute.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Thanks go to Adam Smith, Arturo Sotomayor, and AndreaBaumann for their comments on an earlier draft of thispaper, as well as to the participants at the workshop ontroop and police contributions to UN peacekeeping hostedby the International Peace Institute on February 13, 2012.
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