Thursday, April 22, 2010

Who Says Canadian Military Itching for a Fight?

The Globe and Mail, apparently. Interesting news piece that a Canadian General, Andrew Leslie, has been asked by the UN to lead what seems to be a traditional mix of blue helmeted peacekeepers from the usual countries in the Congo. Not surprised that Lew MacKenzie is quoted as saying this would be a bad idea, with the potential to be a second Rwanda, since historically the UN peackeeping missions in the 90s weren't all that great (anyone remember Srebrenica?). Not surprised again that CF leaders would want to do a Congo mission on their own terms, but that's not the same thing as itching for a fight.

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