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Sandline affair

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Sandline International, Civil-military relations -- Papua New Guinea, Mercenary troops -- Papua New Guinea -- Bougainville Island, Bougainville Crisis, Papua New Guinea, 1988-, Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea) -- Politics and government, Papua New Guinea -- Armed Forces, Papua New Guinea -- Politics and government --

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Bougainville Island (Papua New Guinea), Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea., Bougainville Is

StatementSean Dorney.
ContributionsAustralian Broadcasting Commission.
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LC ClassificationsDU740.8 .D68 1998
The Physical Object
Pagination352 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL476751M
ISBN 100733307019
LC Control Number98202285
OCLC/WorldCa39663455

An Unorthodox Soldier: Peace and War and the Sandline Affair by Lieutenant-Colonel Tim Spicer OBE (Author) out of 5 stars 22 ratings. ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Author: Sean Dorney. 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 4/5(1). The Sandline Affair book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5. The Sandline Affair: Politics and Mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis by Sean Dorney,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. By using our website you agree to our use of 4/5(4). Get this from a library. The Sandline affair. [Sean Dorney; Australian Broadcasting Commission.] -- In Marchthe Papua New Guinea Defence Force revolted against government plans to use mercenaries to end the war on Bougainville to reopen that island's rich copper mine.

Challenging the State: The Sandline Affair in Papua New Guinea Volume 30 of Historical Studies in the Life and Earth Sciences Issue 30 of Pacific policy paper Issue 21 of Regime change and regime maintenance in Asia and the Pacific Issue 21 of Regime change/Regime maintenance Issue 21 of Discussion paper series (Australian National University.

This book is an interesting story covering the military service of Lt Col Tim Spicer as an Officer in the Scots Guards and later as the Managing Director of Sandline. Colonel Spicer saw active service in Northern Ireland and the Falklands and was awarded the OBE for service as the OC 1st BN Scots Guards during a deployment to Northern Ireland.

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SPEECH Papua New Guinea Chief Ombudsman Simon Pentanu Launching Australian Journalist Sean Dorney's Book, The Sandline Affair. The Australian Broadcasting Corporation's PNG correspondent Sean Dorney yesterday launched The Sandline Affair, a factual and readable account of a brief and passing moment in our history which was dark, scary, tragic, mind-boggling; but at the.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: x, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: The Sandline affair: a chronology of significant events / Anthony J. Regan and Sinclair Dinnen --Preparation for war and progress towards peace--Bougainville dimensions of the Sandline affair / Anthony J.

Regan --Paradoxes in Papua New Guinea / Bill Standish --The Papua New Guinea policy. The Sandline affair: Politics and Mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis Sean Dorney The Sandline affair: Politics and Mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis Hello.

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Sandline International was a private military company (PMC) based in London, established in the early s. It was involved in conflicts in Papua New Guinea in and had a contract with the government under then-Prime Minister Julius Chan, causing the Sandline in Sierra Leone Sandline had a contract with ousted President Kabbah and in Liberia in was involved in a rebel.

In his book The Sandline Affair, former ABC Pacific correspondent Sean Dorney wrote that what the people objected to most was that mining companies such as Rio Tinto — owner of Panguna — had.The Sandline affair: politics and mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis / Sean Dorney ABC Books for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation Sydney Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

The ‘Sandline Affair’: Papua New Guinea Resorts to Mercenarism to End the Bougainville Conflict* - Volume 1 - Tim McCormack. Skip to main content. We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

The Sandline affair. The chapters in this book dealing with Bougainville and the Sandline affair are captivating reading. Sir Julius explains how his attempts at bringing peace to Bougainville were thwarted by a series of events. This is all very true. He did try hard, right from the start of his second term as PNG’s Prime Minister in Sandline International.

Sandline International was a private military company based in London, established in the early s. It was involved in conflicts in Papua New Guinea in (having a contract with the government under the then Prime Minister Julius Chan) causing the Sandline affair, in in Sierra Leone (having a contract with ousted President Kabbah) and in Liberia in (in a.

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Sandline affair Last updated Janu The Sandline affair was a political scandal that became one of the defining moments in the history of Papua New Guinea, and particularly the conflict in brought down the government of Sir Julius Chan, and took Papua New Guinea to the verge of a military revolt.

The event was named after Sandline International, a UK. It also sets out a chronology of the main events and reproduces some of the key documents relating to the Sandline Affair.

It will provide a useful resource to researchers and others interested in this remarkable episode in Papua New Guinea's postindependence political history. Buy An Unorthodox Soldier by Tim Spicer from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £ In the end, having listened to all the kohn but probable stories told by those who alleged they were inside it all, I felt obliged to share them in Operesin Kisim Bek Lombo – a potpourri of ideas, plots and stories about the Sandline affair which I started in and, 22 years on, inhave published.

_____ Other books by Baka Barakove Bina. The Sandline affair was a political scandal that became one of the defining moments in the history of Papua New Guinea, and particularly that of the conflict in brought down the government of Sir Julius Chan, and took Papua New Guinea to the verge of military revolt.

The event was named after Sandline International, a UK-based private military company force. It’s time to learn from the lessons learnt from Sandline in and correct them for the better.

Source: Major-General Jerry Singirok, MBE (Rtd), was Commander of the PNG Defence Force at the time of the Sandline crisis in This article is republished from the PNG Post-Courier. Aegis's Mr. Spicer has had a few problems with quality control in the past. This passage is from an article by UK journalist Michael Bilton, published a number of years ago in the Sunday Times Magazine concerning Spicer and the Sandline Affair.

The Brigadier was beginning to have serious doubts about the Sandline's military plans. During his time with the ABC he won a Walkley for his coverage of the Aitape tsunami and was both deported and awarded an MBE by the Papua New Guinean Government. He is the author of Papua New Guinea: People, politics, and history since and The Sandline Affair: Politics and mercenaries and the Bougainville crisis.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for An Unorthodox Soldier: Peace and War and the Sandline Affair by Tim Spicer (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products. The Sandline mercenaries were tasked to “get the criminals,” by which the mercenaries assumed the rebel leaders on Bougainville.

Sandline’s plan was to use helicopters to support and ferry an operational force of contract soldiers to do battle where they would defeat the BRA and force a negotiated settlement. Individualism, regional divisions, and fragmented government authority have led the capital of Europe to fail where many poorer and less-connected countries have succeeded.

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Sean Dorney is a Walkley Award winning journalist who lived and worked in Papua New Guinea for twenty years. He is the author of three books: Papua New Guinea: People, Politics and History Since (Random House, ); The Sandline Affair: Politics and Mercenaries and the Bougainville Crisis (ABC Books, ); and The Embarrassed Colonialist (Penguin, ).

With the government of Australia declining to provide direct military support and advocating a political solution to the conflict, Chan began to look elsewhere. [39] The Sandline affair began in Marchwhen the government of Papua New Guinea attempted to hire mercenaries from Sandline International, a London-based private military company, that in turn employed the South African military.A vivid and often emotional description of the struggle to rein in the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) rebels and renegade parts of the Sierra Leone Army, the book is also his personal commentary on the Sandline Affair and Arms to Africa Scandal, which dominated the UK media and public attention at the time, and ultimately led to Penfold's.Your next book is all about Tim Spicer.

Yes, Tim Spicer is the closest thing to the father of the private security industry you are going to hear from. He is most famous for the Sandline affair which is sometimes known as the Arms to Africa affair.