Author Archive:

Ian Smillie

Special feature Ian Smillie 1 March 2002

Peanut butter falls on Kandahar – NGOs after September 11

September 11 was a watershed for Afghanistan. People who had been starving for the better part of a decade would soon experience ritual bombing and destruction. But then long-awaited aid would start to arrive. Some …

Book review Ian Smillie 1 March 1999

International Perspectives on Voluntary Action: Reshaping the third sector edited by David Lewis

I thought, after reading the first few chapters of this book, that I was not going to like it. It seemed at first that one of its goals — to bring together thinking about the …