Sea Control 533 – Maritime Peacekeeping with Dr. Ian Bowers

By Jared Samuelson

Dr. Ian Bowers re-joins the program for a third tour to discuss Task Force 448, United Nations Interim Forces-Lebanon, and maritime peacekeeping. Ian is Senior Research Scientist at the Norwegian Institute for Defence Studies.

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1. “Exploiting the Water: Naval Involvement in UN Peacekeeping,” by Ian Bowers, in UN Peacekeeping Doctrine in a New Era, Taylor & Francis, 2017. 

2. Sea Control 231 – Not So Disruptive After All with Dr. Ian Bowers and Dr. Sarah Kirchberger, CIMSEC, March 11, 2021.

3. “A First Time for Everything: The United Nations Maritime Task Force in Lebanon,” by David Van Dyk, CIMSEC, March 25, 2019.

Jared Samuelson is Co-Host and Executive Producer of the Sea Control podcast. Contact the podcast team at

This episode was edited and produced by Jim Jarvie.

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