The Sandline Affair

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ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, 1998 - Bougainville Crisis, Papua New Guinea, 1988- - 352 pages
This analysis of the Bougainville crisis provides information about events leading up to the war on Bougainville and the Papua New Guinea government's decision to use mercenaries from Africa hired through Sandline International. Discusses the subsequent events and the consequences for the Chan Government and the people of Bougainville. The author is a journalist whose other publications include 'Papua New Guinea People'. He was awarded an MBE in 1990 for services to journalism and sport.

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This is a superb analysis of Papua New Guinea (PNG) politics, and the relations between the civil government, military and police, brought to crisis point by an ill-considered Government plan to hire ... Read full review


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