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  1. Haiti

    Posted Aug 07th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of poor law enforcement. Despite substantial US aid and the presence of a United Nations peacekeeping force, Haiti is a major transshipment point for drug dealers taking their wares from South ... After Aristide's ouster, a UN peacekeeping force arrived to put the area under control, and in February 2006, Rene Preval was elected president. Since the rebellion, the weakened government ...

  2. China rising with enforcement role

    Posted Dec 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... than nine years ago, China used its weight in the United Nations Security Council to try to scuttle a peacekeeping mission in Haiti. Now, in the latest sign of its willingness to assume the role of world leader, it has joined another mission to this violence-torn nation, its largest contribution to a peacekeeping force. 'This is part of a move we've been seeing ...

  3. Government takes tough stance on suicide bombings

    Posted Nov 15th 2003, 12:00am by Richard Warren

    ... are becoming an everyday occurrence for the media.' On Iraq, Mr Verhofstadt insists the United Nations should lead reconstruction efforts, with peacekeeping troops placed under its command. ... The 'purple coalition' also supports the creation of a European defence force, further European Union (EU) integration and enlargement, and a leading role for the United Nations ...

  4. Unfaithful friends

    Posted Nov 13th 2003, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... generously, including refurbishing its Foreign Ministry and providing equipment and funds for the capital's power supply. Ultimately, however, mainland China won out. Its membership of the United Nations Security Council, which had to approve a resolution to send peacekeeping forces to war-torn Liberia, gave it leverage. No doubt, Beijing will also have to provide economic aid ...

  5. Latin American unity still a dream

    Posted Dec 26th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Caribbean nation, Brazil is making a bid to bolster its credentials as it contends for a permanent seat on the United Nations Security Council. The rest of the peacekeeping force is largely Latin ... Despite bold rhetoric, competing national interests are hindering co-operation, says Reed Lindsay in Buenos Aires No longer is Latin America the docile backyard it was for the United ...

  6. Guns, drugs and warlords still haunt Afghan dream

    Posted Nov 09th 2003, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... last year- has called for more foreign soldiers, peacekeepers and police to boost security. On Thursday, a visiting United Nations Security Council delegation made the same conclusion. ... he said. 'But what do you expect in one or two years? We have been through a lot and we are optimistic.' Next month, a national assembly will be convened in Kabul to vote on a new ...

  7. Haiti to get 18m yuan of new aid

    Posted Jan 25th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... However, Beijing's continued participation in the effort is a delicate diplomatic issue. It must take place within the United Nations quake-recovery framework, as Haiti still recognises Taiwan ... Also aboard the flight are four peacekeeping officers, replacing four who were killed in the earthquake. Beijing maintains a 125-member peacekeeping force in Haiti, also through the auspices ...

  8. Japan's abnormal behaviour

    Posted Apr 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for over five decades, paid its dues to the United Nations (to the tune of 19.5 per cent of the latter's annual budget), and sent its forces to faraway places to help with peacekeeping. So why ...

  9. Favouritism undermines Iraqi reconstruction

    Posted Dec 11th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of the willing'- a list of countries that would back military action even if the United Nations did not endorse it. This week's announcement that lucrative reconstruction contracts would be open only ... the funds will be coming from the United Nations, international donors and US taxpayers. On-the-ground security remains a big concern for coalition allies that have sent or are planning to send ...

  10. US criticism of Israel a refreshing change

    Posted Apr 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... power of veto in the United Nations Security Council to rescind draft resolutions related to the Palestinian conflict. It has rejected protests against Israel's building of a barrier ... Unswerving United States support for Israel has always hindered efforts to resolve the conflict between the Jewish state and its Muslim neighbours, the Palestinians. Such bias from ...




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