Red Headed Stepchild
(The Barrett family memoir of Navy Life)
by Sophie Ruth Meranski with photos


p 85-1350
autum 1999 John Barrett notes on importance of including human rights preparedness in military education. United States and Australia ignored warnings of coming violence in East Timor as indonesian Army with US weapons and financing prepared to resist. Military personnel think in terms of major war and are not ready for situations like Somalia 1992, Haiti 1993, East Tinmor 1999. Harvard has received siuxteen million dollar grant for human rights studies. Naval War College Newport, Rhode Island, does offer courses in human rights and international law and contingency planning.
Year: 1999