Theory and Practice in Foreign Policy
Summary The civil war in Mozambique has left hundreds of thousands dead and caused five million Mozambicans to flee their homes, about one third of whom found refuge in neighboring countries. This carnage and devastation was inflicted on a nation that was already desperately poor. Most observers doubted that a peace agreement could be reached with the unpredictable rebels. When the fifty page agreement was signed, most Mozambicans and international experts doubted that the ceasefire would ...
Starting in October 1992 the U.S. Institute of Peace orgnized a series of meetings to address the crisis in Somalia. The meetings included several former Somali ambassadors, a retired general of the Somali army, several professors, a physician, leaders of NGOs, and other professionals.
George examines seven cases--from Pearl Harbor to the Persian Gulf--in which the United States has used coercive diplomacy in the past half-century
Commission of Inquiry: International Commission of Investigation on Human Rights Violations in Rwanda Since October 1, 1990 Duration: 1993 Charter: No formal charter Commissioners: 10 Report: Public report
Commission of Inquiry: The Special Prosecution Process by the Office of the Special Prosecutor Duration: 1993 – 2007(?) Charter: Proclamation No. 22/1992 Commissioners: more than 400 staff at peak Report: [Public report on first year of activities]
The purpose of the meeting was to see if this diverse gathering of Somali professionals could develop consensusre commendations about how to promote more effective relief efforts in Somalia and how to advance toward political reconciliation and reconstruction Given their divergent perspectives, the group was able to achieve an impressive degree of consensus on key points. The purpose of this report is to summarize these points of consensus.
Focusing on post-World War II American foreign policy and its intellectual architect, George Kennan, this volume explores the moral dimensions of realpolitik and the ethical dilemmas posed by present-day politics. Is Kennan responsible for persuading the U.S. foreign policy establishment that morality should go by the wayside? Or was Kennan right to regard as "presumptuous" the idea that Americans should tell other societies how to behave? Kennan gives his own influential view in an article r...
Religion, Politics, and Power in the Middle East
Expert and insightful, the contributors present a series of informative and stimulating analyses that capture the multifaceted nature of Third World conflict and the prospects for its resolution.