May 24, 2019
True peacekeeping puts the protection of people first, but nowadays more civilians than soldiers are killed in wars. However, wars are not necessarily inevitable. It is cheaper and more effective to look for impending conflicts and intervene early to prevent them, and to codify the procedures for peace operations. Col. Paul Maillet and Metta Spencer discuss the possibilities in this hour-long chat.
(Video version 24 May 2019)
This series of weekly discussions is produced by Peace Magazine (see http://peacemagazine.org) and Project Save the World (see http://tosavetheworld.ca). On the latter website, you are invited to comment on this podcast episode and endorse the Platform for Survival, a list of 25 public policy proposals that, if enacted, will markedly reduce the risk of the six most urgent threats to humankind.