Nobel laureate says major UN peacekeeping review likely to be done from afar; no field trips

November 21, 2014 4:00 AM

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UNITED NATIONS – The Nobel Peace Prize winner who will lead the first major review of United Nations peacekeeping operations in 15 years said Thursday his panel likely will do its work from afar.

In a closed-door meeting of the Security Council, apparently inadvertently broadcast on the U.N.'s internal television system, Jose Ramos-Horta said members of his independent panel have been in the field before and don't need to go. He said he would be reluctant to impose on busy field commanders a...

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