Book Discussion on Eyewitness to a Genocide
Michael Barnett talked about his book Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda, published by Cornell University… read more
Michael Barnett talked about his book Eyewitness to a Genocide: The United Nations and Rwanda, published by Cornell University Press. As a political officer on the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in 1994, Mr. Barnett observed the U.N.'s reaction to the Rwandan genocide, in which an estimated 800,000 Tutsis were murdered by Hutus over a period of about three months. In this interview Mr. Barnett argued that the United Nations and United States government knew the extent of the killing and failed to act deciviely to stop the murders. He was interviewed on the C-SPAN BookTV Bus. close
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- Michael N. Barnett Professor Humphrey (Hubert H.) Institute of Public Affairs->International Relations
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