Keep the Cap on U.S. Contributions to U.N. Peacekeeping
Publication Date: September 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Author(s): Brett D. Schaefer
Keywords: International organizations; u.n. reform; U.N. peacekeeping
Coverage: United States
Instead of rewarding the U.N. by paying recent peacekeeping arrears and raising the cap on U.S. contributions to peacekeeping, the U.S. should refuse to pay arrears until the organization has implemented the reforms needed to correct waste in peacekeeping procurement and to ensure that peacekeepers are held accountable for abuses and criminal acts.