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By Scott Peterson

As a overseas correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somalia's descent into warfare and its conflict opposed to US troops, the non secular degeneration of Sudan's Holy struggle, and probably the most awful occasions of the final part century: the genocide in Rwanda.  In Me opposed to My Brother, he brings those occasions jointly for the 1st time to checklist a cave in that has had an influence a ways past African borders.In Somalia, Peterson tells of harrowing stories of extended family clash, weapons and starvation.  He met with warlords, saw dying in detail and approximately misplaced his personal lifestyles to a Somali mob. From flooring point, he records how the US-UN aid venture devolved into all out conflict - one who for the USA has confirmed to be the main formative post-Cold conflict debacle.  In Sudan, he trips the place few correspondents have ever been, on either side of that spiritual entrance line, to discover that out of doors "relief" has in basic terms lengthy war.  In Rwanda, his first-person adventure of the genocide and well-documented research supply infrequent perception into this human tragedy.Filled with the dirt, sweat and robust aspect of real-life, Me opposed to My Brother graphically illustrates how preventive motion and a greater knowing of Africa - in particular by way of the united states - can have prevented a lot ache. additionally encompasses a 16-page colour insert.

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