Who’s Who in Peace Intelligence: Walter Dorn

Alpha A-D, Peace Intelligence

Dr. Walter Dorn

Walter Dorn is an Associate Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, a senior member of the external faculty of the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre and an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University. A physical scientist by training (Ph.D., Univ. of Toronto), he did graduate work on the detection of chemical weapons and on the technical verification of arms control treaties. After graduation, he was a Research Associate of the International Relations Programme of Trinity College (University of Toronto) and a consultant to Yale University (UN Studies).

He served with the UN in East Timor, in Ethiopia, and at UN headquarters as a Training Adviser with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. He currently teaches courses on peacekeeping and is writing a book titled “Global Watch” on the evolution of UN monitoring.

His new home page provides ready access to his publications, lectures, and longer biography.  Professor Dorn is the de facto “dean” of peace intelligence scholars with deep field experience.


Blue Sensors: Technology and Cooperative Monitoring for UN Peacekeeping

Intelligence and Peacekeeping: The UN Operation in the Congo, 1960-1964

The Cloak and the Blue Beret: Limitations on Intelligence in UN Peacekeeping

Reference: Intelligence-Led Peacekeeping (FINAL)

Reference: Walter Dorn on UN Intelligence in Haiti

Graphic: UN Joint Military Analysis Center (Dorn)

Graphic: UN Tools & Methods (Walter Dorn) Updated

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