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Freedom on fire : human rights wars and America's response

Author: John H F Shattuck
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003.
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Publisher's description: As the chief human rights official of the Clinton Administration, John Shattuck faced far-flung challenges. Disasters were exploding simultaneously--genocide in Rwanda and Bosnia, murder and atrocities in Haiti, repression in China, brutal ethnic wars, and failed states in other parts of the world. But America was mired in conflicting priorities and was reluctant to act. What were Shattuck  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shattuck, John H.F.
Freedom on fire.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607028138
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H F Shattuck
ISBN: 0674011627 9780674011625
OCLC Number: 52334944
Description: 390 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Rwanda : the genocide that might have been prevented --
Rwanda : the struggle for justice --
Haiti : a tale of two presidents --
Bosnia : the pariah problem --
Bosnia : facing reality --
Bosnia and Kosovo : breaking the cycle --
The China syndrome --
China : collision course --
Strategies for peace --
Chronology --
State Department organizational chart.
Responsibility: John Shattuck.

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Shattuck was the chief human rights official of the Clinton Administration. This is the story of the struggle inside the US government over how to respond to far-flung challenges such as genocide in  Read more...

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Shattuck deserves some credit for helping to bring [about longer U.S. involvement in Bosnia]. At real risk to himself, he journeyed to Bosnia in 1995 to interview Muslim victims of Serbian 'ethnic Read more...

 
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