"In my view, Boutros Boutros Ghali was one of the leading international statesmen of the immediate post-Cold War period. It was an honour and privilege to have served with him in pursuit of the noble cause of maintenance of international peace and security."
"Let us be quite clear. The 1971 operations in the Eastern theatre have been the only real military victory our Armed Forces have achieved since Independence. In the Western theatre in 1971, it was a well-executed replay of 1965."
"The end of the Cold War and the relative success of Operation Desert Storm, had induced a sense of euphoria that the international community was geared to deal with dangers to international peace and security in a more effective manner...UNPKF quickly dispelled these expectations."