Friday, January 05, 2007


G8 - Africa again

Should the United Nations be able to employ its own military resources to impose the will of the global community - on Darfur in Africa, for example? Africa is said to be a priority yet again for the G8 - in 2007.

The people of Darfur should be rescued by a UN military force, suggests retired Gulf War commander Colonel Tim Collins on BBC radio today. The UN needs to look at improving its peacekeeping and enforcing its new responsibility to protect
"Germany is president of the G8 for 2007. The tentative agenda is said to include energy, the freedom of investment, the social dimensions of globalisation and Africa."
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