RAMSI's unique challenges and achievements go under the microscope

ABC Radio Australia:

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

The decade-long Regional Assistance Mission to Solomon Islands, RAMSI, has been described by some as an ambitious 'state-building' project in the mould of interventions in Iraq or East Timor.

But one of the region's leading experts on the mission says it was very different.

Jon Fraenkel, is Professor of Comparative Politics at Victoria University in NZ, and author of a recent report on RAMSI commissioned by Solomon Islands Prime Minister Gordon Darcy Lilo and the Pacific Islands Forum.

Presenter: Jemima Garrett

Speaker: Jon Fraenkel, Professor of Comparative Politics at Victoria University, in Wellington 

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