Friday, March 18, 2016

Who knew what, and when?

Today's New York Times has this article indicating that at least four senior UN officials had warned of the dangers of sending a troop contingent provided by the Democratic Republic of Congo to peacekeeping duty in the Central African Republic. The fears that DRC personnel would engage in sexual abuse of host state civilians appear to have been well-founded. The UN still does not have its hands around this issue.

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