Question marks hang over flawed Darfur peacekeeping force

March 11, 2015 10:43 AM

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Question marks hang over flawed Darfur peacekeeping force

ZAM ZAM CAMP, SUDAN/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - One of the world's largest peacekeeping forces is being cut back and revamped as it has been failing to protect civilians in Darfur, the vast Sudanese region where gunmen roam in Land Cruisers and on horseback.

While diplomats and U.N. officials feel a smaller version of the joint United Nations-African Union force could be more effective, question marks over its future terrify some of the millions of people caught up in nearly 12 years of bloodshed.

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