The Un Security Council : An International Organization

1708 WordsMay 6, 20177 Pages
The UN Security Council, which is one of the United Nations five main organs, has the tools to limit ISIS’s power. And down the road effectively defeat them, as they are the most powerful international organization. However, the UN Security Council could also use some reconstruction in certain areas, as the structure and how things operate need to change. The threat of ISIS has dramatically undermined stability in Iraq and frankly, all of the Middle East. ISIS poses as a huge threat to peace and security for people of many countries, all around the globe. As many are aware, ISIS day in and day out continues to commit abuses of human rights and violations of international law. International powers need to collaborate and find solutions to…show more content…
The group has used 21st century technology to spread its extremist ideologies to incite many different types of terrorist acts. The one international organization and major actor that needs to address ISIS is the UN Security Council. The question is what tools does the UN Security Council have to limit their power, and money that is continually streamlined in. Consequently, the Security Council currently only deals with states, therefore it is a difficult proposition for the organization to intervene with ISIS. However, in the past, the council “calls upon the parties to a dispute to settle it by peaceful means and recommends methods of adjustment or terms of settlement”(Security Council UN). Furthermore, the Security Council has the right to impose sanctions and use force to restore peace around the globe. It was noted in UN Security Council Resolution 2170, “terrorism can only be defeated by a sustained and comprehensive approach involving the active participation and collaboration of all States… which is why our first priority is to encourage others to join in this important endeavor.” Back in 2014, the Security Council put forth a few plans to defeat and limit the power of ISIS. The UN Security Council also worked with NATO to lay these solutions out. The first solution is providing military support to our middle east partners and allies like Hungry. Secondly, the UN Security Council and
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