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Humanitarian Intervention and International Society: Lessons from Africa

James Mayall

in Humanitarian Intervention and International Relations

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199267217
eISBN:
9780191601118
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199267219.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

After the end of the Cold War, many in the West viewed Africa as a testing ground for the solidarist argument that sovereignty was no longer an absolute principle and that the international community ... More


The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Dean J. White

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The book uses a case study of the British response to the Rwandan genocide of 1994 to understand what factors motivate the decision to intervene in humanitarian crises overseas; it is primarily a ... More


Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Herman T. Salton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book assesses the role of the UN Secretariat in the Rwandan genocide. With the help of new sources, including the personal diaries and private papers of the late Sir Marrack Goulding, it ... More


Department of Peacekeeping Operations

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the role of the Department of Peacekeeping Operations (DPKO) before and during the Rwandan genocide. After introducing the peculiar context of the early 1990s and the promises of ... More


Department of Political Affairs

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter assesses the role of the Department of Political Affairs (DPA) in the Rwanda genocide. It situates DPA within the Secretariat of the early 1990s, explains the importance given to it by ... More


United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the role played and the problems faced by the United Nations Assistance Mission for Rwanda (UNAMIR) during the tragic events of 1994. It reviews a number of shortcomings that ... More


Secretary-General’s Office

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter reviews the role of the UN Secretary-General (SG) and of his Executive Office (EOSG) in the Rwandan genocide. It situates the peacekeeping operation within the context of the enthusiasm ... More


Security Council

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the decision-making process of the Security Council on Rwanda and considers its most visible conundrum: why did states unanimously decide to reduce UNAMIR in late April 1994, ... More


Intelligence

Herman T. Salton

in Dangerous Diplomacy: Bureaucracy, Power Politics, and the Role of the UN Secretariat in Rwanda

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198733591
eISBN:
9780191797972
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198733591.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers the ways in which the UN Secretariat handled the four critical stages of the ‘intelligence sequence’ in Rwanda, namely, the planning, collection, analysis, and dissemination of ... More


History of the crisis

Dean J. White

in The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In this chapter I explain the background to the crisis; from 1894 when Rwanda became a German colony to 1994 when the genocide began. The chapter explains how the European colonists created ethnic ... More


The ignorant bystander?

Dean J. White

in The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter covers the period up to end of April 1994, when the UN peacekeeping force (UNAMIR) was withdrawn from Rwanda. The chapter explores Britain’s historical relationship with Rwanda and then ... More


The indifferent bystander?

Dean J. White

in The ignorant bystander?: Britain and the Rwandan genocide of 1994

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719095238
eISBN:
9781781708828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719095238.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter argues that by early May the British political elite and media were aware that mass killing was underway in Rwanda, and then goes on to question why there was still little response. The ... More


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