Document Type : Research Paper
Professor; International Relations at the Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran
Master; International Relations, Faculty of Law and Political Science, University of Tehran
When Crises, as permanent variables of international politics occur, actions are taken by international actors to manage and control them. One of these actors is the Security Council as its main responsibility is the maintenance of international peace and security. Considering actions of this organization in numerous crises, this question arises what factors affect its role in crises management. In response, this assumes that its role is affected by the nature of crisis, its expansion and the policies of great powers. Findings of the research indicated factors such as the extent of the crisis, the variety of issues in crisis and presence of an effective intervening player affect the position and actions of the this institute.