By John Martinkus
Written with urgency and compassion by way of a world-renowned Australian journalist, a grimy Little conflict is a narrative full of drama, horror, human curiosity, political intrigue - or even the strange flash of black humour.
For a long time, John Martinkus was once the one journalist in East Timor. He travelled with guerillas and unearthed the key conflict Indonesia was once waging in contrast fledgling country - a battle that finally erupted and resulted in Australia's troops being referred to as in.
His paintings has been praised through Timorese leaders, together with Xanana Gusmao and Jose Ramos Horta. His compelling and passionate reviews have been released as lead tales within the international media; and in Australia, the editor of the Daily Telegraph acknowledged John, who was once then writing for the AAP and AP, because the journalist liable for rallying public opinion in aid of the deployment of Australian peacekeepers to the zone. His information tales have been used as resource fabric via the Australian Senate, the UN and Amnesty overseas.
This is the insider's view of that 'dirty little war'; a first-hand and deeply own account of a surprising interval in our region's heritage instructed in a gripping fashion.
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A Dirty Little War by John Martinkus