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Shields, Todd
June 1993
U.S. News & World Report;6/28/93, Vol. 114 Issue 25, p39
Reports that a bloody battle in Somalia which killed 23 Pakistani peacekeepers has raised new doubts about the United Nations (UN) peacekeeping efforts. What began as the US-led Operation Restore Hope to combat famine has turned into house-to-house combat. Speculation that the humanitarian operation could degenerate the way a UN-led peacekeeping operation did a decade ago in Lebanon; Results of UN opposition to warlord Gen. Mohammed Farah Aidid.


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