POL101 Rwanda Questions

POL101 Rwanda Questions - 8. Is there a difference between...

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POL 101. Fall 2011. Genocide in Rwanda Questions 1. What were the historical reasons for the crisis? 2. What were the specific reasons and events in 1993 and 1994 that led to the crisis? 3. What did the world community do in the beginning, in the middle, and at the end of the crisis? 4. What were the reasons why the United Nations failed to prevent the crisis? 5. What were the reasons why the United States leadership chose not to interfere? 6. Does the world community have an obligation to prevent genocide? 7. Does the US have an obligation to prevent genocide?
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Unformatted text preview: 8. Is there a difference between genocide and civil war? Does it affect our response to the crisis? 9. What could the world community have done in Rwanda in the short-run (in 1994) and in the long-run? Your sources: Lectures PBS Ghosts of Rwanda documentary (shown in the classroom) PBS Ghost of Rwanda website: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/ghosts/ Other web sources: http://www.unitedhumanrights.org/genocide/genocide_in_rwanda.htm http://www.gendercide.org/case_rwanda.html http://www.history.com/topics/rwandan-genocide...
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