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Unformatted text preview: much to blame for not helping when it was obvious that help was needed, the Hutu are to blame as well for assuming that the Tutsi killed the President. For a long time, it was hard to tell the difference between the tribes, but the government influenced the people to think the Tutsi were bad and should be extinguished. I also think it is horribly wrong for the US to say that there must be “American interest” in the country for us to step in and help. We should have stepped in and saved those people, and there should be means to prevent this from happening again. Throughout the essay, the theme reverberated that something could have been done in every situation to make the outcome different. The main element missing is involvement. No one wants to get involved because they don’t want to damage their country’s reputation or risk their people....
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- Fall '08
- Rwandan Genocide, Hutu, Tutsi, ter ri tory, Humanity Essay