French Give Answer on UN Peacekeeping Force

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Four days after the United Nations' resolution, not one country had formally agreed to send troops into southern Lebanon. US and UN officials have warned that the process is taking too long. France, which has been asked to provide the "backbone" of the force, has been hesitant about a commitment until it knows which other countries will serve. Colum Lynch, UN correspondent for the Washington Post, says other countries have been waiting for France.

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Guest:
Colum Lynch - Foreign Policy Magazine - @columlynch

Host:
Warren Olney