Tag Archives: War Games

Wargames and Christmas Celebrations during the War Years

Updated blog first posted in 2010. This is the second reblogging of past Christmas celebrations here in Burundi, the first being: An African Christmas, Burundi-Style Here is what happened in 2003, by way of wargames, Christmas celebrations, and related events.  Most … Continue reading

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Post-War Peace Keeping IN Burundi

Keeping the Peace in Burundi – by Working for Peace in  Somalia [First posted Juin 2009,  Revised 13 November 2011] Peace negotiations in Burundi have brought together all rebel groups and are associated with the long and complex process known … Continue reading

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War games: Rebels in 2002

I recently came across the following letter, which I had filed away when it was sent me, in 2002.  It was a time of rebel attacks and threats.  The following letter I received from the FNL, which was one of … Continue reading

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The War Years in Burundi – Background

For about 8 months there has been no shooting where we are near the Congo border.  After over 10 years of fighting, during which time I have been based here, the calm has settled comfortably on nearly everyone, to the … Continue reading

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