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Mobilizing the will to intervene : leadership to prevent mass atrocities

Author: Frank Robert Chalk; Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies.
Publisher: Montreal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[This book] seeks to break the cycle of indifference and confront the political will not to intervene that was so painfully evident in 1994. Drawing on incisive case studies contrasting American and Canadian government responses to Rwandan Genocide and events in Kosovo in 1999, the W21 [Will to Intervene Project] research team draws on lessons learned from its interviews with over eighty policy makers and other  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Cas, Études de
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mobilizing the will to intervene.
Montreal ; Ithaca [N.Y.] : McGill-Queen's University Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)743254460
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frank Robert Chalk; Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies.
ISBN: 9780773538030 0773538038 9780773538047 0773538046
OCLC Number: 630475236
Notes: "Published for the Montreal Institute for Genocide and Human Rights Studies at Concordia University."
Description: xxii, 191 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. More than humanitarianism --
A call for leadership and action --
Incorporating the prevention of mass atrocities into the national interest --
Drivers of deadly violence --
The costs of inaction --
pt. 2. Case studies of the Rwandan genocide and the Kosovo crisis --
United States' decision making --
Canada's decision making --
pt. 3. Policy recommendations --
Enabling leadership --
Enhancing coordination --
Building capacity --
Ensuring knowledge --
The way forward --
Appendix 1 : Summary of W21 policy recommendations --
Appendix 2 : R2P's stringent criteria limiting the use of force --
Appendix 3 : W21 interview list --
Appendix 4 : W21 team --
Appendix 5 : Research steering committee --
Appendix 6 : Academic consultation group.
Responsibility: Frank Chalk [and others].

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Provocative and practical counsel to make governments care about humanitarian crises.  Read more...

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