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Wrong Place-Right Time; Peacekeeping in Afghanistan, Sudan, Iraq and Somalia

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A grenade attack, the downing of Blackhawks and negotiating under fire in Mogadishu are only the start of a tumultuous career for a UN Peacekeeper and his family. The author relies on an appreciation for the absurd and his sense of humor to survive inept administration and local warlords in hazardous assignments on three continents. Escaping certain arrest in Iraq he then ...more
ebook, 297 pages
Published March 1st 2011 by Authorhouse (first published January 28th 2011)
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Thomas Dale
May 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
It is interesting to read about Ron's experiences. Although his career in peacekeeping ran much longer than mine, there are many experiences and observations with peacekeeping organization that are same similar to my own in Liberia and the DRCongo. I can only hope that recommendations that he exposes here are adopted and that as a result DPKO can become far less bureaucratic and far more responsive in addressing the serious needs and expectations of that part of the global community that has and ...more
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