Occupational Hazards

Occupational Hazards The best book by far to come out of the Iraq mess Sunday Herald

  • Title: Occupational Hazards
  • Author: Rory Stewart
  • ISBN: 9780330508247
  • Page: 439
  • Format: ebook
  • The best book by far to come out of the Iraq mess Sunday Herald

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    1. Managing Iraq after the coalition invasion of Iraq was never going to be an easy task and Stewart himself acknowledges the difficulties of the task he had when he volunteered for the assignment. While I didn't completely agree with some of his points, I found all in all that he had genuinely wanted to make a difference. At times though I found it a little slow going and he sometimes came across as though he was pro-colonialism he acknowledges the fundamental errors and flawed logic that led much [...]

    2. In places I found it a little more self-serving and forgiving of the mission than I expected, but the overall effect is one of morbidly humorous horror at the sheer absurdity of what was being attempted in Iraq -- an utterly vital look at what really happens in a massive military intervention.

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