UN Security Council votes unanymously to withdraw 2,000 peacekeepers from Congo

What this means for the nation with the highest incidence of rapes of women and of men…I can’t say. There are still 18,000 peacekeepers in place, but Marty Peretz of TNR says “observers” think they will be there “not for long.”

The vote, horrifically, was unanimous. Despite a pledge by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to confront the Congo rape crisis, the US emissary, too, voted for the withdrawal.


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