Who are the UN Peacekeepers?

Additional commentary will follow later.  Raw facts to consider now:

As of Dec... Total  U.N. Peacekeepers

Top 7 Contributing Countries

Top 7's % of Total
2001 47,108 Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nigeria, India, Jordan, Ghana, Kenya 52.8%
2002 39,652 Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, India, Ghana, Kenya, Uruguay 52.0%
2003 45,815 Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nigeria, India, Ghana, Nepal, Uruguay 51.7%
2004 64,720 Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan 51.3%
2005 69,838 Bangladesh, Pakistan, India, Jordan, Nepal, Ethiopia, Ghana 55.7%
2006 80,368 Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Jordan, Ghana, Nepal, Uruguay 50.9%
2007 84,309 Pakistan, Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Jordan, Ghana, Nigeria 51.2%

The "total peacekeepers" above includes military, military observers, and police. 

And what about the Security Council, the ones send in (and pay for) the peacekeepers?

As of Dec... Security Council % of Overall China's share of the Security Council's Total France's share of the Security Council's Total
2001 5.2% 5.3% 19.9%
2002 5.2% 6.0% 16.8%
2003 4.5% 17.2% 15.2%
2004 4.6% 34.8% 20.4%
2005 3.7% 40.9% 22.5%
2006 5.8% 38.5% 43.0%
2007 5.6% 38.5% 41.0%

On China, see this post from 2005, this post from 2006, and/or this post from 2007...

I have posted on this before, but for now, I'm "just saying"....