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Question

For which purpose might the United Nations request member nations to provide special military forces?
A: To remove dictators from power when they mistreat people.
B: To prevent the election of leaders who are hostile to UN goals.
C: To make sure the side that the UN favors win a war.
D: To keep the opposing parties separate after a war is settled.

2 Answer

  • .D: To keep the opposing parties separate after a war is settled
    I think that the United Nations is meant to be a peace keeping "force". Are, though, wars ever truly "settled" ?
  • Answer:

    The correct answer is D. The purpose for which the United Nations requests member nations to provide special military forces is to keep the opposing parties separated after a war is settled. These are known as the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces.

    Explanation:

    United Nations Peacekeeping Forces are multinational military forces established by the United Nations with the approval and objectives designated by the United Nations Security Council to act in areas of armed conflict. Its participants are known as blue berets or blue helmets.

    Generally the objectives of the missions are related to ceasefire monitoring, troop withdrawal supervision, among other possibilities.

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