A Frightful Perspective

Biass, Eric H.
October 2007
Armada International;Oct/Nov2007 Supplement, Vol. 31, p1
The article discusses the United Nations' peacekeeping operation called Unamid which is expected to start deploying by end-2007. Unamid is likely to become one of the largest peacekeeping operations to date and will eventually involve some 26,000 military and police officers and about 5000 civilians. Also discussed are the 194 countries of the world, 43 of which are at war today and the need to properly equip and train peacekeeping forces to successfully prevent people from hurting one another.


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