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U.N. says Congo rape victims suffer reprisal attacks

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And the U.N does nothing. WIth thousands of troops and modern military training and weaponry it can't do a single thing about the rape and murder that goes on all around them, in some cases within only miles of their encampment. For the same money we could have a PMC clean the place up like Executive Outcomes did in Angola and Sierra Leone...until the U.N took over and the whole country went back to hell in a handbasket.

Whenever the IMF uses PMCs things get done, when we send in the U.N peace keepers all those gains are reversed. Stop funding the IMF and start letting professionals take over.

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What the hell is wrong with those people?

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It's official now after reading this. The U.N. is the most worthless organization on the planet. They can't agree on anything, they can't accomplish anything, and it's just a money sucking vortex. After Rwanda, after Darfur, and countless other African conflicts, why have they not beefed up their manpower and funding for helping these African people who can't help themselves. I'll bet they have plenty of money and timefor wining and dining themslves in the New York Headquarters, though!

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WIth thousands of troops and modern military training and weaponry it can't do a single thing about the rape and murder that goes on all around them, in some cases within only miles of their encampment.

Would you like them to launch an airstrike on the area?

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The UN is a thoothless dog that barks at it's own shadow. It will never be able to defend it's self, much less anyone else until they are free to do what needs to be done. They are a shadow of what could be a good thing. There is not one counrty on the earth that is afraid of the UN. They must be willing to take any action needed to deal with threats to member states. At this point in history I don't believe it will happen. My heart aches for those people in the congo. This is the second time they have been failed by the UN, and who knows how many times Africa has been failed by them. If I were the leader of the Congo I would ask the US to consider making it a US territory. There is not a country on this earth that believes they can attack the US and walk away unharmed. Yes I know that what is happening in the Congo is about money. But the people can not fight against mercenaris hired by big business. So the cycle continues...

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Would you like them to launch an airstrike on the area?

I suggested that the IMF start hiring PMCs again like they did to great effect in Angola and Sierra Leone instead of wasting money having thousands of U.N 'peace keepers' sit on their hands and watch this crap happen. In 1995 a PMC called Executive Operations did a phenomenal job in Africa while employed by the IMF.

History has shown that PMCs and other 'bush fighter' companies excell at the kind of counter-insurgency needed in places like Africa and the middle east where conventional militaries struggle. Small units of professional soldiers can do what 20,000 UN babysitters can't...they're cheaper too.

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