Tag Archives: Mali

Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

14 Nov

Further to this post (note Senegal as logistics hub in “Comments”), RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army? the national defence minister gives a timeline and some d…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Forces into Africa with UN for Three Years: Where? (hint Mali plus…)

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Mark Collins – Canada and UN “Peace Operations”: Letter of Mine in Globe and Mail

8 Nov

November 8 in print edition–scroll down to the third letter at “War and peace” (links added): Your editorial recommends that Senegal be the focus for renewed peace operations by t…

Source: Mark Collins – Canada and UN “Peace Operations”: Letter of Mine in Globe and Mail

Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?

3 Nov

Source: Mark Collins – RCAF Chinook Helos for UN Peacekeeping Mali? Canadian Army?

Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

3 Oct

A parochial observation on an important development–more  excellent reporting at the Globe and Mail: Colombians narrowly reject peace accord to end 52-year war with FARC rebels Stephanie Nole…

Source: Mark Collins – No Canadian UN Peacekeepers for Colombia–Only Africa?

Mark Collins – Yes, Canadian Forces into Africa: Where, When, How Many? Really Peacekeeping?

16 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments”, Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2 the latest from the Minister of National Defence: Harjit Sajjan has numbers but not locat…

Source: Mark Collins – Yes, Canadian Forces into Africa: Where, When, How Many? Really Peacekeeping?

Mark Collins- Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2

3 Aug

Further to this post, excerpts from a major piece by the CBC’s excellent Brian Stewart: Analysis: Trudeau government taking a long look at precarious peacekeeping options It’s not surpr…

Source: Mark Collins- Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters? Part 2

Mark Collins – Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters?

26 Jul

Further to these posts, Netherlands and UN Peacekeeping (sort of) in Mali–Canada? Canadian Government’s Peacekeeping Heart: With France in Africa it Seems there’s a gap coming with which our …

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian UN Peacekeeping in Mali? RCAF Helicopters?