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By Benny Widyono
Widyono tells the interior tale of the big UN operation in Cambodia, the biggest and such a lot demanding within the organization's background to that point and lengthy thought of a version for UN operations in different places. He attracts not just on his vantage element as a part of the UN forms, but in addition as a neighborhood UN professional within the rural Cambodian province of Siem achieve, the positioning of Angkor Wat. As a fellow Southeast Asian without geopolitical awl to grind, Widyono was once capable of win the dignity of Cambodians, together with the as soon as and destiny king, Norodom Sihanouk, whose decline after fifty years as his country's major determine is vividly portrayed. placing a human face on overseas operations, this e-book should be precious studying for someone attracted to Southeast Asia, the position of foreign peacekeeping, and the overseas reaction to genocide.
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Dancing in Shadows: Sihanouk, the Khmer Rouge, and the United Nations in Cambodia (Asian Voices) by Benny Widyono