NYT Describes 'Tough' UN In Congo

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    Honestly next we'll hear they are on steroids!

    http://www.nytimes.com/2005/05/23/international/africa/23congo.html?th&emc=th

     
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    UN takin' it's time placin' troops in Congo...
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    UN troops in DR Congo in ‘one or two months:’ Ban
    Sat, May 25, 2013 - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon pledged on Thursday that UN troops will be in place within “one or two months” to battle armed rebels in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s (DR Congo) volatile east, as he toured the flashpoint city of Goma.
     
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    Congo fighting crosses into Rwanda...
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    Congo conflict spills over into Rwanda
    August 29, 2013 — Fighting from the war in eastern Congo that pits U.N. and Congolese forces against rebels spilled over into Rwanda on Thursday when 10 shells landed in a Rwandan border town and a nearby village, killing at least one person, authorities said.
     
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    Former Congolese vice president Bemba receives 18 years in prison...
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    War crimes court sentences former Congolese vice president to 18 years in prison
    June 21, 2016 -- The International Criminal Court in The Hague sentenced former Congolese Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba to 18 years imprisonment for war crimes Tuesday.
     

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