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The act of preserving peace, specifically between hostile groups or states, especially by a sanctioned military force. [from 17th c.]
From peace +"Ž keeping, after keep the peace.
A diplomat by nature, he had long served in the peacekeeping capacity among his brothers, before he was rendered dead-dead seven months before.
Mobility aircraft carry troops and equipment into battle, transport peacekeeping forces and humanitarian relief, and refuel other military aircraft in flight.
They are a peacekeeping order, dedicated to protecting and using the "light side" of the Force.
Peacekeeping forces are interposed between two or more belligerents.
The perception of impartiality is important for the protection of the peacekeeping force.
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