Training Boosts Female Peacekeepers’ Skills

Training Boosts Female Peacekeepers’ Skills

UNITED NATIONS SUPPORT OFFICE IN SOMALIA In a unique event, 39 female military and signals personnel from 17 countries took a two-week course on information…

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Peacekeeping’s Eye in the Sky

Peacekeeping’s Eye in the Sky

The Democratic Republic of the Congo Serves as a Testing Ground for Using Unmanned Aerial Surveillance ADF STAFF The blue, mineral-rich waters of Lake Kivu separating Rwanda and…

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Q + A

Q + A

Projecting Force to Protect a Country MONUSCO’s Force Commander Says Technology Helps Peacekeepers Overcome Challenges in the DRC, but Improvements Are Needed PHOTOS BY MONUSCO Since 2016, Lt….

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Complex Missions Simple Technology

Complex Missions Simple Technology

U.N. Police and Soldiers Can Enhance Peacekeeping With Off-the-Shelf Tools ADF STAFF As the summer heat baked the Central African Republic (CAR), tensions between ex-Séléka…

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The Invisible Wall

The Invisible Wall

Surveillance Technology Helps Secure Border Zones ADF STAFF As Tunisia emerges from the most tumultuous period in its history, one thing has become clear: It must…

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Help is a Call Away

Help is a Call Away

Enlisting the Support of Citizens, and Rewarding Them, Can Pay Off in the Fight Against Terrorism ADF STAFF As Somalia’s national elections took place in…

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Maritime Threats Require Unified Navies

Maritime Threats Require Unified Navies

Pirates are attacking ships in Somalia and the Gulf of Guinea, and coastal nations will have to work together to stop them. ADF STAFF In…

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Patrolling Cyberspace

Patrolling Cyberspace

New laws and tactics are needed to catch extremists online ADF STAFF In July 2017, as Iraqi forces were pushing ISIS out of the city…

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Weapons on the Web

Weapons on the Web

Facebook struggles to control a black market in Libya. ADF STAFF With nearly 2 billion active accounts, Facebook has something for almost everyone. That includes…

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Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

The Ebola outbreak exposed weak spots in the continent’s health systems. Officials are determined to fix them. ADF STAFF A meningitis outbreak in Nigeria’s northwest showed the…

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