Peacekeeping the Middle East Mun

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4th SPECPOL, Peacekeeping with Middle- East Terrorists
I.Background of Topic
It is evident that in these times of hostility with Middle Eastern nations, there is a threat of terrorist attacks, but as many of us know, it’s better to focus on a solution instead of a problem. Peacekeeping with Middle Eastern Terrorists has been a goal of the West and nations all over the world for nearly twenty-five years. Ever since political instability erupted in the Mideast, diplomats from all over the world have been focusing their attention towards peace talks in order to prevent future attacks on foreign countries. In recent years, Middle Eastern Terrorists have become more aggressive and radical, but peace talks continue. The obstacle standing in the way of peace between Middle Eastern terrorists is their reluctance to negotiate. Because this issue involves virtually every country in the world, most involved being Western and European superpowers, all nations should feel directly involved. The threat of terrorism knows no bounds, and can harm any ethnicity. This is a problem to the world because it reach of terrorism is global, and peace is essential to maintain the safety of individuals all over the world.

II.UN Involvement
The United Nations got involved with this topic because terrorists inflict pain and suffering on people’s lives all over the world, and it is the goal of the U.N. to prevent acts which cause pain and suffering. The U.N. has its own committee which is used to combat terrorism diplomatically, but some NGOs include but are not limited to, Muslims Against Terrorism, ICT, and Sarhad. The most important U.N. resolutions passed which involve peacekeeping in the middle east are resolution 1526, 687, 1540, and most recently, 1904. On 8 September 2010, the General Assembly conducted the second biennial review of the United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy. Two more resolutions that are key to the struggle for peace are: resolutions 194...
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