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United Nations Peacekeeping Force

Darfur Rebels Allegedly Defeat Government Forces, Capture Eastern Region

Reuters | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

KHARTOUM, June 9 (Reuters) - Rebels in Sudan's Darfur said on Saturday they had captured an area in the east of the war-torn region after defeating ...

On Its Birthday, U.N. Peacekeeping Gives Back

Peter Yeo | Posted 07.30.2012 | World
Peter Yeo

For six decades, these men and women -- most recognizable in their blue helmets -- have been responsible for restoring stability where terror lived.

The PMSC Perils of Peacekeeping

David Isenberg | Posted 04.16.2012 | World
David Isenberg

Private military and security contractors frequently assert that they are so effective that they should be used in United Nations peacekeeping operations. It is a contention that has received greater attention in recent years. But is it true?

Americans Are Less Nationalistic Than Flag-Waving Politicians Think

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 03.21.2012 | Politics
Lawrence Wittner

Are American politicians out of sync with the public when it comes to foreign policy? There is considerable reason to believe so.

UN Criticized For Part In Congo Offensive

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

United Nations peacekeepers have been criticised for supporting a government military offensive in the Democratic Republic of Congo....

UN Women Peacekeeper Dearth A Concern: Officials

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Lydia Zemke | Inter Press Service UNITED NATIONS, Jun 2 (IPS) - Even as U.N. peacekeeping operations in the world's battle zones continue to expan...