Posts Tagged ‘Great powers’

By Frank Chalk

Revision of an address to the Sixth Annual History in the Making Conference, Concordia University, 11 March 2000

I. THE PROBLEM BEFORE US

At the start of the 21st century, the slogan “Never Again” threatens to become an empty phrase, mocking our lack of humility and our pretensions to omniscience in preventing genocide. The examples of the failures of the international community to prevent genocide and crimes against humanity continue to multiply: Rwanda, Burundi, East Timor, Bosnia, and Kosovo represent only the tip of the iceberg. (more…)