Monocolumn: Israeli Police On A Mission To Haiti
Israel is entering a new era of UN engagement as 14 Israeli police officers serve in the nation’s first-ever UN peace-keeping mission currently taking place in Haiti.
Few countries have a more conflicted relationship with the United Nations than Israel. On one hand, Israelis often perceive the UN as perennially biased against the Jewish state via myriad resolutions and admonishments. Yet Israel also depends on UN peace-keeping forces to help maintain security along its tension-prone northern and southern borders.