Collapse of a country

a diplomat"s memoirs of South Sudan
  • 283 Pages
  • 2.16 MB
  • English
Canadian Diplomatic and consular service, Politics and government, Diplomats, Biography, Social conditions, Foreign relations, Hi
StatementNicholas Coghlan ; foreword by Roméo Dallaire and Shelly Whitman
LC ClassificationsF1034.3.C63 A3 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationxviii, 283 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26952929M
ISBN 100773551263
ISBN 139780773551268
LC Control Number2017479428

“Collapse of a Country is a book that must be read by anyone who wishes to understand the complexity of the birth of this new nation. Nick’s personal account of how he managed his role as an ambassador during this time is a remarkable reflection of his passion and integrity.” Roméo Dallaire and Shelly Whitman from the foreword5/5(4).

Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat's Memoir of South Sudan. The first Canadian diplomat to be posted to war-torn Sudan, Nicholas Coghlan was a natural choice to lead Canada’s representation in the new Republic of South Sudan soon after the country was founded in /5.

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In harrowing terms, Collapse of a Country describes the ebb and flow of the war and the humanitarian tragedy that followed, the Coghlans' scramble to evacuate South-Sudanese Canadians from Juba, and the well-meant but often ill-conceived attempts of the international community to mitigate the misery and bring peace back to a land that has rarely known it/5(13).

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Cline. Join Nicholas Coghlan for the launch of his new book Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat's Memoir of South Sudan. Nicholas Coghlan, author of Far in the Waste Sudan and The Saddest Country, served in five Canadian embassies overseas before he was appointed Canada’s first resident ambassador to South Sudan.

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Fast-paced and poignant, Collapse of a Country gives an insider’s glimpse into the chaos, violence, and ethnic conflicts that emerged out of a civil war that has been largely ignored by the West. The first Canadian diplomat to be posted to war-torn Sudan, Nicholas Coghlan was a natural choice to lead Canada’s representation in the new.

The Coming Collapse of China is a book by Gordon G. Chang, published inin which he argues that the Communist Party of China is the root cause of many of the People's Republic of China's problems and will cause its collapse in the near future.

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