UN Security Council unanimous resolution on Libya

In the UN Security Council meeting on Libya on Saturday (26 Feb.) the French put their foot down,  and insisted that the violence being carried out by loyalists and agents of the current regime in Libya against the people of Libya must be referred to the International Criminal Court. UNSC resolution 1970 was adopted unanimously. […]

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Fijian soldiers: Mercenaries and Peacekeepers

Bloomberg news has a fascinating feature story on Fiji, whose soldiers are major contributors to the island’s economy by doing the military work they appear to enjoy — both as mercenaries, and as UN peacekeepers. In fact, the two jobs seem almost interchangeable here, as Bloomberg reports: “Since the 1970s, this impoverished and r...

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