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  1. Beijing takes bigger role in conflict zones

    Posted Dec 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Tze-wei The mainland regained China's seat at the United Nations in 1971, but it did not send troops to participate in peacekeeping missions until 1989. Since then, China has come ... with the Chinese delegation to the United Nations and now a researcher at the China Institute of International Studies. Prior to the late 1980s, China held the conservative view that peacekeeping missions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/664343/beijing-takes-bigger-role-conflict-zones
  2. 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497091/peacekeepers-struggle-achieve-mission-impossible
  3. Rising peacekeeper role burnishes China's image

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

    ... David Fullbrook The United Nations-African Union force sent to protect civilians from Arab militias in Sudan's Darfur is in trouble. Last July, the Security Council approved sending ... and journalists. Indeed, if other nations took peacekeeping as seriously, there might be fewer instances of UN troops abusing civilians. The presence of Chinese troops is also helping to burnish ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/624153/rising-peacekeeper-role-burnishes-chinas-image
  4. The Chinese peacekeepers

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

    ... participation in United Nations peacekeeping forces. How long has China been part of the UN's peacekeeping missions? The UN itself has been trying to keep the peace in the world's flashpoints ... 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 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/558487/chinese-peacekeepers
  5. Only the United Nations can bring peace to Iraq

    Posted Sep 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The United States' call for international help to bring stability to Iraq is welcome acknowledgment after five months of escalating, factious violence that its efforts have been inadequate. Only the United Nations can provide a remedy, but it should do so only with the understanding that it has complete control of peacekeeping and reconstruction operations. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/427095/only-united-nations-can-bring-peace-iraq
  6. US efforts a relief for Liberia and the world

    Posted Aug 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The cries for help from Liberia's war-ravaged people will soon be answered by multinational commitments. Although belated, the combined effort by the United States, the United Nations ... a US-sponsored resolution to contribute a peacekeeping force showed that despite the debacle over Iraq, the world body can still perform its intended role. While the US insisted that peacekeepers accused ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423692/us-efforts-relief-liberia-and-world
  7. Why the UN welcomes Chinese peacekeepers

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

    ... of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the 43 men and women of his Chinese unit provide medical backup for 4,000 United Nations peacekeepers struggling to restore calm in eastern Congo after a war that has ... it will also be key to the peaceful entry of China onto the world stage. David Harland is chief of the United Nations Peacekeeping Best Practices Unit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/447583/why-un-welcomes-chinese-peacekeepers
  8. US peacekeeping role still needed in Asia

    Posted May 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... interference may be, it is keeping apart wartime foes that have not yet come to terms with their history. For those reasons, the United States' redefining of its military alliance with Japan this week is significant, not just for the two nations, but for the region. A pact signed in Washington is likely to lead to closer co-operation between the two militaries and a more equal security ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/547146/us-peacekeeping-role-still-needed-asia
  9. America draws back from interventionism

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... John F. Kennedy set the interventionist rallying cry in his 1961 inaugural address: 'Let every nation know, whether it wishes us well or ill, that we shall pay any price, bear any burden, ... persistent. Retrenchment would set the proper course in national security for the foreseeable future, in the view of some strategic thinkers. It would include reducing military commitments, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/988318/america-draws-back-interventionism
  10. No nation should be exempt from justice

    Posted Jun 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The latest consequence of the prison abuse scandal in Iraq is an unexpected setback for the United States. But the Bush administration is in no position to complain. For the past two years, US troops on United Nations peacekeeping missions have enjoyed a privileged status- immunity from international war crimes prosecutions. In order to secure an extension of this immunity, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/460769/no-nation-should-be-exempt-justice

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