UN peace operations

Mali mission reminiscent of Afghanistan

The safe bet now is that Mali will be the ultimate destination for our blue-helmet offering. But if Canadian troops had no luck with nation-building in a divided Afghanistan, why would we do the same in the Sahara?

A rocket-hit container is pictured after an attack during which six peacekeepers from Guinea were killed and others injured at a UN peacekeeping camp in Kidal, Mali, on Feb. 13.UN photograph by Marco Dormino

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016 12:00 AM

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to The Hill Times

Subscribe to the digital and/or print editions and get instant access to The Hill Times online.

Quick Purchase

Purchase Story Issue in electronic format (PDF) for $5.00.


More Stories In This Section