Join Date: Mar 2006
Peacekeeping goes wrong at home: Fiji
Fijian politics are well beyond the range of my media watching, although I know at times the Fijian military have taken over the government (now till 2014); as they do now.
So a short article in an Australian think tank's blog caught my eye; thanks to Fuchs for highlighting: The Strategist the official blog of The Australian Strategic Policy Institute:http://www.aspistrategist.org.au/
The article is by a former Fijian Army officer is 'The unintended consequences of Fiji’s UN peacekeeping operations': http://www.aspistrategist.org.au/the...ng-operations/
He opens with:
IIRC much has been made in he past of the impact on 'security sector reform', democratisation and human rights observance from changing nations undertaking such roles - in the partial spotlight of other nations. Cannot think immediately of an example where it has gone wrong like Fiji.
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