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A lesson on UN peacekeeping – from Haiti

February 15, 2017
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A lesson on UN peacekeeping – from Haiti

Security in Haiti has improved enough that the UN might soon pull out its forces. One reason: a novel approach to reducing neighborhood violence by listening to community concerns. Christian Science Monitor’s Editorial Board February 15, 2017 —The Trump administration promises big changes at the United Nations, especially in its peacekeeping missions, which are...
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Haiti without U.N. peacekeepers? After almost 13 years, it may happen.

February 15, 2017
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Haiti without U.N. peacekeepers? After almost 13 years, it may happen.

U.N. Sri Lanka peacekeepers patrol the slum of Martissant in Port-au-Prince, Tuesday, July 31, 2007. Ariana Cubillos ASSOCIATED PRESS By Jacqueline Charles jcharles@miamiherald.com PORT-AU-PRINCE After nearly 13 years of calming the slums, cracking down on armed gangs and providing vital military backup to Haiti’s national police around the country, the United Nation’s multinational military force is...
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