A United Nations Peace Force

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A UNITED NATIONS FORCE: ITS USEFULNESS IN THE RESOLUTION OF VARIOUS CRISES
by Richard L. Plunkett
I. Introduction
This paper examines the uses to which a UN Force might have been put, had one existed, in connection with international crises in Greece, Indonesia, Kashmir, and Palestine. Thus, this is a speculative, "iffy" analysis of what might have happened had a United Nations Force been in existence, and had such a force been used in these crises.We are interested in two basic questions:
1. How might an international force have been used to help stop the fighting?
2. How might an international force have been used after the fighting stopped?

We are dealing with many questions of an "iffy" character, such as the effect of the prior existence of a United Nations Force upon the decisions taken in the Security Council and on the actions of the parties to the dispute, as well as with questions which are a matter of historical record. Some of these questions can be avoided by relying on events as they actually occurred up to the point where we assume that the Force would have been used. Beyond that point the analysis becomes speculative, one "whatmight-have-happened" among many possibilities.

Many considerations should be taken into account in evaluating the effectiveness of a United Nations Force in these crises. Such political questions as the willingness of the parties to abide by decisions of the United Nations, to accept UN jurisdiction or good offices, to negotiate with each other, to accept and maintain a cease-fire, are as important to the functioning of the Force as technical considerations, such as the size of forces engaged in the fighting, their disposition, access to the area of hostilities, its

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