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Old 15th May 2019, 05:57 PM   #1614
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Originally Posted by Michel H View Post
Yes, the Blue Helmets, the U.N. Peacekeepers are not really a fighting force in the usual sense, they have to remain as neutral as possible. But still, I see no reason why they could not look for rockets and rocket factories in Gaza, this would be very much in line with their mission of "keeping peace".
If they try to find the rockets and rocket factories, they will find themselves in an urban guerilla war. They cannot remain neutral in order to do that, and they need to be a real fighting force in order to do that. Do you not recognize how the mission you want to give to them is destined to fail? Even by your own admission, they are not equipped to succeed.

Of course, in order to give such a mission full legitimacy,
It doesn't matter how much legitimacy it has if it's just going to fail right out of the gate. Which it predictably will.
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