May 22, 2018
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What Do Peacekeepers Actually Do?
The Liberal government announced that it would be sending around 200 troops to assist in a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali. But what does "peacekeeping" look like today and what do peacekeepers actually do?
Latifa Abdin
Producer, COMMONS
The Liberal government announced earlier this year that it would send around 200 troops to assist in a UN peacekeeping mission in Mali. But what does “peacekeeping” look like in today’s world and what do peacekeepers actually do?
In this episode, we speak to  Major-General Denis Thompson (Retired) and Aisha Ahmad, an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto, to answer these questions.
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