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Apr 18, 2017
Contingent of Nepalese Peacekeepers Arrives in Juba from Haiti, 2014

UN occupation of Haiti ends but abuses remain

Yves Engler
UN abuses in Haiti aren't an unfortunate outgrowth of a well-meaning peacekeeping effort. Rather, MINUSTAH was established to consolidate the U.S., France and Canada's anti-democratic policies.
Blog
Nov 7, 2016

Peacekeeping and the history of left-wing imperialism

Yves Engler
From the Cold War era on, there is a substantial record of nominally left-wing organizations effectively supporting imperialism by failing to look closely at what particular UN missions actually do.
Blog
Mar 1, 2016

Why good peacekeeping training really matters

Peggy Mason
UN peacekeeping is not a substitute for politics. If the political framework for peace is flawed, then the peacekeeping mission will have an uphill battle. But we must not abandon the field.
Columnists
Apr 24, 2014

Harper and the taste for war

Under Harper, Ottawa has shown an enthusiasm for the institution of war, making something of a fetish out of celebrating Canada's war history and pumping up our military spending.
Podcast
May 3, 2012
Redeye

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

Redeye
A new book by activist Yves Engler says that far from being a peacekeeper, former prime minister Lester Pearson was a dedicated cold warrior and an ardent supporter of NATO.
Podcast
Mar 8, 2012

Lester Pearson's Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

Progressive Voices
Pearson was an ardent Cold Warrior who backed colonialism and apartheid in Africa, coups in Guatemala, Iran, and Brazil, and was an important contributor to the American war against Vietnam.
Book Review
Feb 23, 2012
Lester Pearson’s Peacekeeping: The Truth May Hurt

The truth about Lester Pearson's peacekeeping

Paul Weinberg
In his new book, Yves Engler sets to demolish the near saintly status of Lester Bowles ("Mike") Pearson in the public sphere, Canadian foreign policy circles and even on the social democratic left.
Columnists
Nov 22, 2010

The destructiveness of war-mongering

To even think about the remote chance of peace worldwide, and a world order that encourages it, is also to reflect on how relentlessly militarized our entire reality is becoming.
Podcast
Nov 9, 2010
Redeye

The elections Haitians don't want or need

Redeye
In the midst of another natural disaster, with the country in ruins from the last one, Haitians are going to the polls. Yet the most popular party continues to be banned from participating.

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