Canada Considers Deploying Troops to Haiti
Canada is considering sending troops to Haiti to replace Brazilian peacekeepers set to leave in October. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has made reclaiming Canada’s reputation as a peacekeeping nation a major part of his government’s foreign policy platform. Ottawa has 36 soldiers deployed on U.N. peacekeeping missions globally — down from a peak of... Read more
U.N. Peacekeepers Are a Sexual Menace
United Nations peacekeeping missions deploy where other authorities have ceased to exist or matter. They’re called upon to stop atrocities, often involving systematic rape and sexual abuse by armed groups. Which makes it all the more disconcerting that peacekeepers themselves are frequently the perpetrators of sexual violence — an... Read more

Peter Dörrie

Africa Correspondent

Journalist specialising in security politics on the African continent.

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