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Keep the flag flying : a diplomatic memoir /
Alan Munro.
[London?] : Gilgamesh Pub., 2012.
287 p., [8] p. of plates : ill., maps ; 23 cm.
1908531150, 9781908531155
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[London?] : Gilgamesh Pub., 2012.
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Includes index.
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From first arrival in Lebanon as a fresh faced graduate to the heat of the first Gulf War conflict as managed from Saudi Arabia, this is Sir Alan Munro's account of life representing Her Majesty's government in embassy posting across the world.
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A behind-the-scenes tour of British foreign policy in the post colonial period in the Middle East region. Sir Alan Munro is a highly distinguished diplomat, acclaimed for his role as ambassador in Saudi Arabia during the first Gulf War. A valuable contribution to students of Britain's post-colonial foreign policy.
Table of Contents
Author's Acknowledgementsp. 8
Introductionp. 9
Shemlan, Lebanon, 1958-1960p. 13
London, 1960p. 25
Lebanon, 1960-1962p. 30
Kuwait, 1961p. 40
Egyptian Interlude, December 1962p. 50
London, 1963-1965p. 54
Libya, 1965-1968p. 59
London, 1968-1972p. 81
Brazil, 1974-1978p. 90
Foreign Office - London, 1977-1981p. 114
Ministry of Defence - London, 1981-1983p. 142
Algeria, 1984-1987p. 153
Foreign Office - London, 1987-1989p. 182
African Interlude Spring, 1989p. 201
Saudi Arabia (at peace), 1989-1990p. 209
Saudi Arabia (at war), 1990-1991p. 226
Saudi Arabia (at peace again), 1991-1993p. 260
Indexp. 282
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