Four Lessons for Peacebuilding in Syria

What if the Syrian fighting factions reach a peace deal, and the United Nations are called in to help build the peace? What lessons should the UN bring from their previous peacebuilding experience? Professor Michael Pugh (University of Bradford) gives four critical lessons and reflects on the recent experience of NATO-countries in their interventions in Iraq and Afghanistan.

An interview with War and Peace Talk on 14 October 2013.

For more information on Michael Pugh please refer to: his page on the website of the University of Bradford, his article ‘The political economy of peacebuilding‘, and his book ‘Whose Peace? Critical Perspectives on the Political Economy of Peacebuilding‘.