Picture of the day: A Thin Coat of Blue

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Despite the newly painted blue helmets, after six months on the ground, the United Nations-African Union peacekeepers in Darfur have yet to make an impact. (Full)


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Picture courtesy Alfred de Montesquiou (AP)

2 comments:

Worldman 10 July, 2008 19:19  

And killing 7 of them 2 days ago does surely not help. There is talk of us going phase 4.

Peter Casier 10 July, 2008 21:06  

Security phase IV? Not a day too early, I would guess...
If the peacekeepers can not defend their own, how would they be able to defend the civilians and the aid workers... ?

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