Tag: UN Peacekeepers

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, displaced people walk next to a razor wire fence at the United Nations base in the capital Juba, South Sudan. According to reports from victims which have come to light Monday Aug. 15, 2016, South Sudanese troops, fresh from winning …

South Sudan: Soldiers ‘Singled Out Americans’ in Rape Spree

Troops loyal to the U.S.-backed government of South Sudan have reportedly embarked on a rampage of rape and murder, targeting civilians — a testament to the mayhem that has spread across the world’s youngest country, the birth of which the Obama administration helped midwife.

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UN Pushes ‘Get-Tough Agenda’ on Peacekeeper Sex Abuse

A former number two at the US Department of Homeland Security is forcing the United Nations to confront one of the worst crises in its history: sexual abuse by peacekeepers. Jane Holl Lute, who also served on the White House’s

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Israel Warns Against Trimming Peacekeeper Forces In Sinai

Israel has issued an unusually blunt warning against proposals to restructure the U.S.-led peacekeeping force in the Egyptian Sinai next door, saying any drawdown of the foreign troops would “reward terrorism”. Installed to monitor the demilitarization of the Sinai under

IRAQ, - : An image grab taken from a propaganda video released on March 17, 2014 by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL)'s al-Furqan Media allegedly shows ISIL fighters raising their weapons as they stand on a vehicle mounted with the trademark Jihadists flag at an undisclosed …

ISIS Prepares to Attack Israel in North and South Pincer Movement

With ISIS continuing to hold the upper hand in Syria and Iraq, it appears that the terrorist network is planning what military strategists call a pincer movement to attack the Israeli homeland from the north and south. Three Syrian rebel groups switched loyalties to gain ISIS support for attacks on the Israeli occupied Golan Heights, according to a report by the Fiscal Times. ISIS is now able to coordinate with Egyptian ISIS-aligned terror group Ansar Bait al-Maqdis in Sinai to simultaneously pressure Israel’s northern and southern borders.