|Romeo Dallaire was Commander of the UN
peacekeeping force in Rwanda. He's now a Canadian senator, and in
2007 he sent an open letter to Martin Agwai, newly appointed Head of
a similar force in Darfur. Among his observations:
You can anticipate being let down by everyone on whom you depend for support - be that troops, funding, logistics or political engagement. Bear in mind that whoever fails you will in the end be the most active in blaming you for whatever goes wrong!