peacekeeping missions were seen spending the world.
These peacekeeping missions however for the Army were not able to intervene unless both nations wanted them to. The force of the Army was to use their power advances to keep the peace. The United States is one of the strongest superpowers where able to keep the peace by stopping smaller and less experienced nations. Most of these campaigns had an unclear objective and did not last long. One of the challenges, however, was how the army saw its mission. The army believed its primary function should be to fight and win wars. In peacekeeping operations, the Army did neither of these.
Although missions changed day to day the Army was not happy about peacekeeping. Another clear challenge was the type of enemy the Army was facing. Paramilitary, military and other non-traditional forces faced the Army which was a new for them. Along with these militia forces, the Enemy was mostly unknown. In unknown environments with unknown forced the Army struggled processing who was who. Lastly was the Understanding between multinational forces.
Many times the difference in politics along with interpretation of rules. This miss understanding of rules especially goes along with how to engage forces in operation. With an unclear objective and miscommunication between nations. Peacekeeping between multinational forces became increasingly more difficult.
Such miscommunication and open interpretation of rules allowed for missions like black hawk down to happen. The U.S was now open to trying disarmament efforts to stop the warlord from taking control. Already millions of civilians were dying from hunger and the goal here was help the people but would ultimately lead to the U.S withdraw. In this missions Although, the Army was ready and handled peacekeeping operations. Their main focus was not that of peacekeeping and by doing so their mission readiness could drop.