Peacekeeping in Sudan

Austin Bay cites a report from Stragegy Page indicating that the UN Security Council has voted to send a multinational peacekeeping team to enforce the South Sudan peace agreement (this is distinct from the ongoing Darfur violence). The UN invoked Chapter 7 of its charter, a more robust mandate than Chapter 6 and the same clause that was cited in 1990 in demanding that Saddam withdraw from Kuwait. Austin Bay wonders how effective this force will be. Read the whole article at the link.