The Characteristics of the French Involvement in the 1992-1995 UNPROFOR Mission


This paper discusses some characteristics of the involvement of French troops in the United Nations Mission in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina from 1992 to 1995. It addresses the question of motives of French policy makers regarding their decision to voluntarily send troops to partake in the United Nations mission. The subject matter is analyzed from the perspective of the neorealist school of international relations. Particularly, this means that peacekeeping mission are seen as motivated by the participating country’s own interests. The paper explores the available historical sources, documents and newspapers, through which it seeks to shed light on the intricate relations of the great powers and international organizations.

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