By Linda Polman
Linda Polman's We Did not anything: Why the reality does not regularly pop out with the UN is going in is an eye-opening account of peace-keeping operations around the globe.
In fresh years our newspapers and televisions have introduced us tales of the failure of the UN to maintain the peace within the smooth global. How frequently have our reporters, our legislators and charity employees rotated and accused the UN of weak point within the face of violence? through the Nineteen Nineties Polman visited UN peacekeeping missions in Somalia, Haiti and Rwanda to attempt to appreciate how resolutions are made and the way the peace is misplaced. the result's this awesome, irritating and totally compelling e-book.
We Did Nothing indicates what the resolutions suggest for the folks who needs to reside in those conflict fields, and for the UN infantrymen who're despatched to carry order to the terrifying chaos.
'A small vintage of man's inhumanity to guy' Sunday Telegraph
'One of the main affecting items of writing approximately man's inhumanity this facet of Primo Levi' Guardian
'What Michael Herr's Dispatches was once to warfare within the period of Vietnam, this is often to the peace maintaining period of the nineties' Evening regular
Linda Polman has been a contract journalist for Dutch radio, tv and newspapers. because the booklet of her ebook in Holland Polman has lectured to govt, army and educational audiences through the sector. She presently lives in Sierra Leone.