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  1. Softly, softly- so far

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... PLA strategists are giving increased thought to a concept they called 'Military Operations Other Than War'. The 'MOOTW' element of the Ministry of National Defence website ... to be putting its faith in military intelligence gathering, co-operation and negotiations- even if the threat of force remains on the table. Only fools would rush into Somalia; its warlords and gangs ...

  2. The high price of global stability

    Posted Jan 20th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... world peace. The deaths of the eight peacekeepers are a reminder that the price of participation can be high. Nonetheless, tackling global instability is also crucial. There is no other way to give practical meaning to the words of the UN charter: 'To save succeeding generations from the scourge of war.' ...

  3. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Mar 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... taken more than 3 million lives. Farther east, on the shores of Lake Kivu, Chinese military engineers, among other tasks, keep Goma airport clear of lava from a nearby volcano. Still farther ... is mostly off the radar in East Asia. Since the effort to prepare Cambodia for elections more than a decade ago, there has been no major UN peacekeeping operation in the region. There is a residual ...

  4. Peacekeepers struggle to achieve mission impossible

    Posted Apr 18th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and ensuring human rights than previous missions in other nations. 'The peacekeeping mission continues to ignore not only the spirit but even the explicit prescriptions of its mandate,' ... Reed Lindsay in Port-Au-Prince Latin American nations leading the operation blame a lack of urgency from aid donors Representatives from all 15 members of the UN Security Council visited ...

  5. America draws back from interventionism

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... the US entered the second world war. Since then, the prevailing strategy has been a combination of diplomatic, economic and military intervention almost anywhere in the world. Former president ... of the withdrawal from Iraq, a war-weary and economically depressed people seem ready to have their armed forces and diplomats pull back from troubles elsewhere. Calls for retrenchment have become ...

  6. Rising peacekeeper role burnishes China's image

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by David Fullbrook

    ... Chinese were serving on 13 of the 17 peacekeeping operations among a total force of 82,541 troops and police, reports the UN department of peacekeeping operations. In 2005, there were 1,042 Chinese peacekeepers. China, with 2.25 million active personnel, could and should do more peacekeeping, though. The largest contributor to peacekeeping operations is Pakistan, which has assigned ...

  7. The Chinese peacekeepers

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... peacekeeping committee. Two years later the first Chinese military observers went to the Middle East and in 1992 the nation's first 'blue helmet' troops- a company of engineers- headed for peacekeeping duties in Cambodia. Why did it take so long for China to become involved? China did not join the UN until 1971, and at that point adamantly opposed peacekeeping operations, refusing ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    US does more harm than good with military intervention on foreign soil

    Posted Jun 15th 2014, 03:55am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial US doing more harm than good The US promises peace and stability wherever in the world its military goes. More often than not in recent years, though, there has been ... Pakistanis for the Taliban. American aid to rebels fighting Syria's civil war was matched by military backing from Saudi Arabia for al-Qaeda-linked militants and from Iran for Shiite fighters. ...

  9. News - World - FLIGHT MH17

    Downing of flight MH17 ‘may amount to a war crime’: UN

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:20pm by AFP

    ... of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 “may amount to a war crime”, the UN said on Monday, adding that fighting in east Ukraine has claimed over 1,100 lives with both government and rebel forces using heavy ... people on board, and demanded a “thorough, effective, independent and impartial investigation”. “This violation of international law, given the prevailing circumstances, may amount to a war ...

  10. News - Asia - DEFENCE

    Japan's military shift is 'what an ally should naturally do', defence minister says

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by AFP, KYODO

    ... on the country's military imposed after the second world war. If US warships were sent to defend Japan, and those ships were attacked, currently the Japanese "constitution was interpreted to say we ... Abe's cabinet on July 1 would bolster Tokyo's alliance with the United States, opening the way to new forms of military co-operation between the two allies. "We believe ...




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