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Conventional Wisdom and Rwanda’s Genocide: An Opinion

Published: Apr 4th, 2014

by Tony Waters Certain thoughts about the Rwandan genocide of 1994 are commonly accepted. For the most part, these ideas have been used to explain the causes of the genocide… Read More

Kabila Returns, in a Cloud of Uncertainty

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Thomas Turner  Introduction Since the 1960’s, Laurent Kabila had led a group of insurgents against the dictatorial Mobutu Sese Seko government in Kinshasa, operating along Zaire’s eastern border (1).… Read More

Patterns of State Collapse and Reconstruction in Central Africa: Relfections on the Crisis in the Great Lakes

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by René Lemarchand Introduction In a matter of days last October, a large swathe of eastern Zaire erupted into an orgy of violence, sending tremors through the Great Lakes region and… Read More

The Great Lakes Crisis

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

Introduction by Michael Chege In the third week of October this year, the “Cobra” militia, commanded by the former president of Congo-Brazzaville, Dennis Sessou-Ngueso, took control of the national airport… Read More

Judicial Responses to Genocide: The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda and the Rwandan Genocide Courts

Published: Mar 28th, 2014

by Paul J. Magnarella, University of Florida Abstract Following Rwanda’s 1994 appalling eruption into genocide, the UN Security Council, having created an international criminal tribunal for humanitarian law violators in the… Read More

From Genocide to Regional War: The Breakdown of International Order in Central Africa

Published: Mar 20th, 2014

by Christian R. Manahl Introduction The 1999 crisis in Kosovo has been interpreted as the end of an era of international relations ruled by the UN Charter and the Security… Read More