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Rwanda: A Country Still in Need

Rwanda: A Country Still in Need

April 8, 2014 at 12:25 pm

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 04/08/14 By Michael Shank and Innocent Rugaragu Twenty years ago this week, an estimated 1 million Rwandans were killed in that country’s genocide. Needless to say, the post-genocide era has been difficult and pregnant with fears and hopes. Had the leadership at the time – […]

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How U.S. Dollars Fund African Horrors

How U.S. Dollars Fund African Horrors

August 8, 2013 at 9:26 am

US NEWS & WORLD REPORT 08/08/13 By Michael Shank and Madeline Rose This month, roughly 25 members of Congress will travel to Sub-Saharan Africa for a wide range of discussions in Ethiopia, Liberia, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Riding on the heels of President Obama’s trip to […]

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Stop Atrocities Before They Start

Stop Atrocities Before They Start

April 26, 2013 at 10:32 am

CNN 04/26/13 By Michael Shank and Madeline Rose One year ago this week, President Barack Obama launched the Atrocities Prevention Board to find ways to get ahead of the kind of crisis we’re seeing in Syria, and the kind we witnessed in Darfur and Rwanda. The board’s aim is to […]

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America’s Lawmakers in Libyan Quagmire

America’s Lawmakers in Libyan Quagmire

July 2, 2011 at 11:06 pm

THE GUARDIAN 07/02/11 By Michael Shank With Republicans and Democrats alike split, confusion reigns over two crucial issues: war powers and R2P. It’s time for clarity Last week, as the US Senate picked up the Libya debate where the House of Representatives left off, it was apparent that Libya has […]

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Why Not Firm Call for UN Reform?

Why Not Firm Call for UN Reform?

May 16, 2008 at 9:31 pm

FINANCIAL TIMES 05/16/08 By Michael Shank Sir, Heavy on protestation, light on substance, Robert Kagan’s call for a concert of democratic countries begs a hypothetical test run (“The case for a league of democracies”, May 14). Test three of the globe’s burning blisters – genocide, climate change and human rights […]

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