Michael G. Smith

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Michael G. Smith

Retired Major General Michael G. Smith addresses attendees at the 3rd annual conference hosted by the Peace and Conflict Society at the Trudeau Centre for the Study of Peace and Conflict at the University of Toronto, Ont., February 9, 2008. This year’s conference theme is “Coordinating Chaos: Taking a Multi-Dimensional Approach to Stabilization Operations.”

Mr. Smith (former deputy force commander in the United Nations Transitional Administration in East Timor) discusses his experiences as a peacekeeper in East Timor, a conflict zone within Southeast Asia.