‘I will highly recommend it to all scholars and practitioners working on African peace and security issues.’
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo
‘A welcome and timely addition to the literature and discourse on Africa’s future in the world of peace operations.’
Henrietta Mensa-Bonsu, member of the UN Secretary-General’s High Level Independent Panel on Peace Operations
‘Essential for understanding the history and complexity of peacekeeping on the continent and the human dimensions of the problems involved.’
Lt Gen Carlos Alberto dos Santos Cruz, former force commander of the UN mission in the DRC
‘Provides policy makers and practitioners with excellent food for thought and discussion.’
Maj Gen (ret) Patrick Cammaert, former military adviser and force commander, UN Department of Peacekeeping Operations
‘Brings together leading African experts who offer a frank analysis of recent developments in African security institutions and policy responses.’
Thierry Tardy, senior analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies
‘The editors have assembled a highly qualified team of African analysts and practitioners to shed considerable light on an important question: how effective is the emerging "African model" of stabilization operations?’
Paul D. Williams, George Washington University
'The Future of African Peace Operations presents informative analysis and frontline thinking by leading experts in a well-written and well-structured volume … strongly recommended for academics, students, practitioners and policymakers.'
South African Journal of International Affairs
'[O]ne of the first and most successful attempts to give a complete overview of African peace operations today and what they will look like in the future.'
'For a core audience already familiar with the larger history of African peace operations and looking for more detailed analysis of the organisational and policy thinking over the years, this book shines as a reference.'
Africa at LSE
'For policymakers in both international organizations and national institutions...the book is a valuable addition to the contemporary discourse.'
Academic Council on the United Nations System
'The chapters show a deep knowledge of the intricate architecture within and between organisations charged with peace and security ... This book is accessible, timely and highly recommended.'
The Round Table
'[T]he authors capture the complexity of modern African peace operations and acknowledge the multiple ways in which their recommendations could have an impact.'