The U.N.’s global presence

The United Nations operates peacekeeping missions in 15 locations around the world, but the use of force against a conventional army — such as Laurent Gbagbo’s in Ivory Coast — is rare.

The United Nations operates peacekeeping missions in 15 locations around the world, but the use of force against a conventional army — such as Laurent Gbagbo’s in Ivory Coast — is rare.
SOURCE: United Nations. Mary Kate Cannistra/The Washington Post. Published on April 5, 2011, 10:34 p.m.
 
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