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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 ...

7 U.N. Peacekeepers Killed In Ivory Coast Ambush

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 08.09.2012 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Ivorian government forces vowed Saturday to hunt down those responsible for an ambush that killed at least seven U.N. peacek...

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 Peacekeeping System Still A Work In Progress

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

UNITED NATIONS — Ten years ago, veteran diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi oversaw a landmark report chronicling the U.N. peacekeeping's failures to preve...

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 exp...