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The limits of humanitarian intervention : genocide in Rwanda

The limits of humanitarian intervention : genocide in Rwanda

Author: Alan J Kuperman
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Brookings Institution Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alan J Kuperman
ISBN: 0815700865 9780815700869 0815700857 9780815700852
OCLC Number: 45841472
Description: xii, 162 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Common wisdom --
Roots of the Rwandan tragedy --
Mechanics of the genocide --
When did we know? --
Military scence --
Transporting intervention forces --
Plausible interventions --
Contending claims --
Early warning and preventive intervention --
Responsibility: Alan J. Kuperman.
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In 1994 genocide in Rwanda claimed the lives of at least 500,000 Tutsi -some three-quarters of their population -while UN peacekeepers were withdrawn and the rest of the world stood aside.  Read more...


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