Tag Archives: United Nations

Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

11 Oct

More trial-ballooning from the government (another recent example here on shipbuilding): Canada peacekeepers seem set for Central African Republic deployment before end of year The government’s dec…

Source: Mark Collins – Africa: UN’s CAR MINUSCA Mission to be Canadian Forces’ Schwerpunkt?

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Mark Collins – Canadian Government’s Peacekeeping Heart: With France in Africa it Seems

16 Jul

Further to this post and “Comments”, Latvia with NATO vs UN Peacekeeping: Where Government’s Heart Truly is the well-informed Matthew Fisher of Postmedia writes that… Truck attack…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian Government’s Peacekeeping Heart: With France in Africa it Seems

Mark Collins – NATO in Latvia: 450 Canadian Army Troops, HQ, Six CF-18s (sometimes)

8 Jul

Further to this post, Canadian Army Battalion for NATO in Latvia the government has now committed to about half the field strength of the NATO tripwire force in that country; the exact composition …

Source: Mark Collins – NATO in Latvia: 450 Canadian Army Troops, HQ, Six CF-18s (sometimes)

Mark Collins – How’s UN Killer Peacekeeping in the Congo Working Out?

22 May

Canada’s new government in its DEFENCE POLICY REVIEW — Public Consultation Document — 2016 promises a “A RENEWED COMMITMENT TO PEACE OPERATIONS” (p. 17 PDF bottom right–more…

Source: Mark Collins – How’s UN Killer Peacekeeping in the Congo Working Out?

Mark Collins – Canadian “Defence Policy Review” and Consultations Go Online

6 Apr

From the review’s new webpage, with lots of further links (note also those at right of page): Welcome The Department of National Defence (DND) has launched public consultations in the develop…

Source: Mark Collins – Canadian “Defence Policy Review” and Consultations Go Online

Mark Collins – Fissiparous Libya Update: Western Internvention (Canada?), Part 2

4 Apr

Further to this recent post, the latest on how things stand at the Washington Post–with info on US and Western military activities and planning: Another Western intervention in Libya looms Th…

Source: Mark Collins – Fissiparous Libya Update: Western Internvention (Canada?), Part 2

Mark Collins – Fissiparous Libya Update: Western Internvention (Canada?)

1 Apr

Further to this post, the latest at MILNEWS.ca: … – “French FM warns world must be prepared for military involvement, as militias oppose newly arrived UN-backed unity government head …”…

Source: Mark Collins – Fissiparous Libya Update: Western Internvention (Canada?)