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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Memoirs (form)
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Shattuck, John H.F.
Freedom on fire.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2003
(OCoLC)607028138
Named Person: John H F Shattuck
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John H F Shattuck
ISBN: 0674011627 9780674011625 0674018559 9780674018556
OCLC Number: 52334944
Awards: Nominated for Arthur Ross Book Award 2004
Nominated for Human Rights Best Book Award 2004
Nominated for John G. Cawelti Award 2004
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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This is an inspiring report from the front lines of the worldwide battle for human rights. Unsparing of those in government who failed to measure up to human rights emergencies, John Shattuck tells a Read more...

 
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