INTL4280_Feb26

INTL4280_Feb26 - Tuesday, 26 February, 2008 Burundi 1993...

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Tuesday, 26 February, 2008 Burundi 1993 – Tutsi president began to democratize International intervention inconsistent 1. Kabila wanted to oust Mobutu o Africa supports Kabila because they want to catch Hutus o Then accuse him of being a dictator o 2001 Kabila assassinated 2. Conflict in DRC has to do with conflict in Rwanda o Capture Interahamwe terrorists 3. Desire to create a Tutsi empire Explaining Variations in Conflict Focus on origin (institutional factors) of conflict Rwanda – hierarchical rule o Ruled by one ethnic group o No democratic political culture o No independent civil society (informal institutions) o Led to resistance to democratization Genocide Burundi – joint-rule o Democratic political culture o Ethos of cooperation o Informal institutions condusive to creation of cross-culture cleavages o To democratize, society needs to be made up of several heterogeneous groupings o Receptive to democratization No genocide Test Review
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Know similarities/differences of institutions between Rwanda/Burundi
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2008 for the course INTL 4280 taught by Professor Mitchell during the Spring '08 term at UGA.

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