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  • noun

Synonyms for peacekeeping

the activity of keeping the peace by military forces (especially when international military forces enforce a truce between hostile groups or nations)

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But significantly, the resolution even specified they were not to be UN peacekeeping troops, but rather "international observers" not under UN Blue Helmet command.
Through years of struggle and sacrifice, the iconic Blue Helmet has earned its place as a symbol of hope to millions of people living in war-ravaged lands.
One of the men was wearing a vivid blue helmet and the other a red helmet.
For a second as I looked at that huge blue helmet, my heart trembled for I immediately associated its presence with my first sexual adventure, although there was no rational way of connecting the arrival of the police with my wandering hands - my attentions had not exactly been repulsed, and the girl could scarcely have had time to get home.
So during matches we have started to give one a red helmet and the other a blue helmet to wear so we can distinguish between them
The cameras also showed the taller robber, Jones, wearing a helmet with a distinctive black and white pattern, while Craven, smaller and darker skinned, had on a vibrant blue helmet and black trainers with a distinctive stripe.
The other man is shorter and was wearing a metallic blue helmet.
While almost all the claims arise from incidents during service wearing the blue helmet, two date back to the army's first UN mission to the Congo in the 1960s.
He wore a full face blue helmet with red markings and a waist length dark leather jacket with dark green cuffs.
The ``famous winged design'' - that's from the media guide - was created in 1938 by then-coach Fritz Crisler, who not only saw the change from the plain black helmets to the blue helmet with maize stripes as an upgrade in style, but also in strategy.
Millions of people continue to see the blue helmet as a source of hope.
Hafiz, currently commanding an infantry division of the Bangladeshi army, served two tours as a blue helmet with UN operations in CE[sup.
And if it requires swimming with politicians to keep anyone from ever seeing a blue helmet again, then pass the Grey Poupon and let's schmooze.
And when you see Ben Thatcher running about a forest wearing nothing but a blue helmet, it certainly reinforces that