„History teaches us these lessons for the interveners: leave your prejudices at home, keep your ambitions low, have enough resources to do the job, do not lose the golden hour, make security your first priority, involve the neighbours.“

—  Paddy Ashdown, Radio series for the BBC (2007) http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/in_depth/6662539.stm
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