Bag’s Take-Away:

I guess there are international “boots on the ground” in Libya (top left).

… But seriously, coming on the heels of 
alterations to the now “iconic” Situation Room photo, we have to wonder: has the internet made everything a joke?


(photo: 
Slideshow via Foreign Policy caption: Peacekeeper in Leptis Magna, Libya, and at the Blue Mosque in Malaysia. Summary: For the world’s second-largest expeditionary force, U.N. peacekeepers don’t get nearly the credit they’re due: Maybe an additional 50,000 multilateral troops will do the trick? As FP’s Colum Lynch reports on his Turtle Bay blog, Dutch graphic artist Pierre Derks has arranged for tens-of-thousands of blue-helmeted toy soldiers to be distributed around the world; photos of their new patrols can be seen on his website www.minibluehelmets.com.)
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Bag’s Take-Away:

I guess there are international “boots on the ground” in Libya (top left).

… But seriously, coming on the heels of alterations to the now “iconic” Situation Room photo, we have to wonder: has the internet made everything a joke?

(photo: Slideshow via Foreign Policy caption: Peacekeeper in Leptis Magna, Libya, and at the Blue Mosque in Malaysia. Summary: For the world’s second-largest expeditionary force, U.N. peacekeepers don’t get nearly the credit they’re due: Maybe an additional 50,000 multilateral troops will do the trick? As FP’s Colum Lynch reports on his Turtle Bay blog, Dutch graphic artist Pierre Derks has arranged for tens-of-thousands of blue-helmeted toy soldiers to be distributed around the world; photos of their new patrols can be seen on his website www.minibluehelmets.com.)

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