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.
Nine experts examine the East-West arms control experience to identify lessons that could be applied to the Middle East. The authors pinpoint specific near-term actions, particularly confidence-and-security-building measures, that might be explored now, whether or not they are linked to formal peace negotiations. Each chapter pairs a co-author who has detailed knowledge of a particular East-West arms control approach with a co-author who has extensive experience in the Middle East Region. ...
Truth Commission: Commission on the Truth for El Salvador Duration: 1992 – 1993 Charter: El Salvador: Mexico Peace Agreements—Provisions Creating the Commission on Truth Commissioners: 3 Report: Public report