These collected letters are entry-points to the history of a turbulent region - Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, the West Bank and Gaza, Israel, Egypt and Iraq. They tell us much about the patient and practical work of the United Nations agencies in many fields, such as peacekeeping, health and education.
To Jerusalem, 1967; to the Suez Canal; back to Jerusalem, 1968; Jerusalem still, 1970; to Amman, 1971; to Gaza, 1975; to Jerusalem one more time, 1980, with interlude in Lebanon, 1982; to Damascus, 1984; my last to M.S.B. (I thought); to Baghdad, 1991; my last to M.S.B. (I think).