Posts Tagged ‘Samantha Power’

By Madalena Elena Nan–OCTOBER 4, 2010

“The Contracting Parties confirm that genocide, whether committed in time of peace or in time of war, is a crime under international law which they undertake to prevent and to punish.” (more…)

By Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1] ©2002 Gregory H. Stanton

In 1994, 500,000 to one million Rwandan Tutsis along with thousands of moderate Hutus, were murdered in the clearest case of genocide since the Holocaust.  The world withdrew and watched.  To borrow a Biblical metaphor, we passed by on the other side. (more…)

By Chaim Kaufmann

The moral poverty of foreign policy is, along with war itself, one of the most enduring and intractable problems in international relations. In recent years, the conventional wisdom on international moral action has been that it requires a cosmopolitan consensus, a shared understanding of the dignity and equal worth of every human being. (more…)

Atlantic Unbound | March 14, 2002
Samantha Power, the author of “A Problem From Hell,” explores why America—the home of Holocaust awareness—did all but nothing to stop the genocides of the twentieth century. (more…)

The Atlantic Monthly | September 2001
by Samantha Power

The author’s exclusive interviews with scores of the participants in the decision-making, together with her analysis of newly declassified documents, yield a chilling narrative of self-serving caution and flaccid will—and countless missed opportunities to mitigate a colossal crime. (more…)

By Dr. Gregory H. Stanton[1]

In 1994, 500,000 to one million Rwandan Tutsis along with thousands of moderate Hutus, were murdered in the clearest case of genocide since the Holocaust.  The world withdrew and watched.  To borrow a Biblical metaphor, we passed by on the other side. (more…)