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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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Critics of Ethiopia says its participation in blue helmet missions in Liberia, Burundi, Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and other conflict zones is considerably more successful than its efforts to create democracy and stability at home.
But significantly, the resolution even specified they were not to be UN peacekeeping troops, but rather "international observers" not under UN Blue Helmet command.
Despite being close to United Nations peacekeeping base in Juba, there was no rescue from the blue helmet men.
The robbers are described as white, around 20 years old, one wearing a orange or red helmet and the other a blue helmet.
One of the men was wearing a vivid blue helmet and the other a red helmet.
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.
Yes, Liberia appears to be the next big blue helmet gig slated for the world stage.
It will be a multi-national force, a coalition of the willing, not a blue helmet force, " Mr Guehenno said.
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.
By providing them with fake guarantees they lured the refugees," Mr Ruez said as images of a Serb soldier wearing a UN blue helmet appeared on the judge's computer screens.
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.