• This is a political forum that is non-biased/non-partisan and treats every persons position on topics equally. This debate forum is not aligned to any political party. In today's politics, many ideas are split between and even within all the political parties. Often we find ourselves agreeing on one platform but some topics break our mold. We are here to discuss them in a civil political debate. If this is your first visit to our political forums, be sure to check out the RULES. Registering for debate politics is necessary before posting. Register today to participate - it's free!

UN to launch largest ever Africa peacekeeping mission

TheDemSocialist

Gradualist
DP Veteran
Joined
Apr 13, 2011
Messages
34,951
Reaction score
16,310
Gender
Undisclosed
Political Leaning
Socialist
On Monday the United Nations will launch one of its largest ever peacekeeping missions in Africa. More than 12,000 troops are being deployed in Mali. They are taking over from French forces who have been fighting opposition groups there since January. Al Jazeera's James Bays reports from Timbuktu.


Video @: UN to launch largest ever Africa peacekeeping mission - YouTube

Mali is in a state of despair and instability. This peacekeeping mission needs to work for the future of Mali.


 

Wiggen

DP Veteran
Joined
Jun 18, 2011
Messages
15,359
Reaction score
5,986
Gender
Male
Political Leaning
Slightly Liberal
Except, of course, there is no peace to keep. They'll go in with their sidearms and blue helmets and be totally ineffective, as is always the case (ask the people of Srbenica). What they need is peace makers, not peace keepers.
 
Top Bottom