TITLE

UN Peacekeepers on the Golan at Risk

AUTHOR(S)
Schenker, David; Herzog, Michael; Tabler, Andrew J.; White, Jeffrey
PUB. DATE
January 2013
SOURCE
Washington Institute for Near East Policy: PolicyWatch;2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the risks faced by the United Nations (UN) peacekeepers at Golan Heights in Syria. It mentions the March 6, 2014 incident where twenty-one Filipino soldiers serving with UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) were abducted in the Syrian demilitarized zone. It cites the presence of rebel combat units including the Yarmouk Martyrs Brigade in the Golan heights as one that contributes to the increasng danger for the UNDOF.
ACCESSION #
97195357

 

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