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From hope to horror : diplomacy and the making of the Rwanda genocide / Joyce E. Leader ; foreword by Pauline H. Baker.

By: Leader, Joyce E [author.].
Material type: TextTextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.ADST-DACOR diplomats and diplomacy series: Publisher: [Lincoln, Nebraska] : Potomac Books, an imprint University of Nebraska Press, [2020]Description: 1 online resource (xxiii, 383 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781640123236; 1640123237; 9781640123243; 1640123245; 9781640123250; 1640123253.Subject(s): Civil War (Rwanda : 1994) | Democracy -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century | Genocide -- Rwanda -- History -- 20th century | Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Causes | Rwanda -- History -- Civil War, 1994 -- Diplomatic history | Rwanda -- Politics and government -- 1962-1994 | Rwanda -- Ethnic relations -- History | HISTORY / Africa / East | Democracy | Diplomatic history | Ethnic relations | Genocide | Politics and government | War -- Causes | Rwanda | 1900-1999Genre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. | History.Additional physical formats: Print version:: No titleDDC classification: 967.571042 LOC classification: DT450.435 | .L43 2020Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Part 1. Rwanda's Struggle for Democracy and Peace, 1991-1994 -- Political Liberalization Takes Off -- War Intrudes -- Rights Abuses and Violence Sow Fear -- Opposition Parties Join a Coalition Government -- Peace Talks Begin and Cease-Fire Takes Hold -- Democratization Flounders -- Turning Point: Adversaries in Kigali and Arusha Tackle Power Sharing -- Violence Stalks Democratization and Prospects for Peace -- The January from Hell: Diplomacy at a Crossroads -- Diplomats Undertake a Fact-Finding Mission -- War Resumes -- A Second Chance for Peace -- Assignment-Arusha Observer: The Setting -- Assignment-Arusha Observer: The Negotiations -- The Denouement: Arusha Peace Accords Signed -- Preparing to Implement the Arusha Accords -- Violence Plagues Implementation -- Implementation Stalls -- The Exodus -- Return to Rwanda -- Part 2. Why Diplomacy Failed to Prevent Mass Atrocities and Genocide -- Diplomatic Challenges We Failed to Anticipate -- Making Conflict Prevention a Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Priority -- Fixes for the Future from Failures of the Past -- Conclusion: Changing the Paradigm
Summary: "Former ambassador Joyce Leader was DCM in Kigali from 1991 until the genocide erupted in 1994 and is a recognized authority on the failed diplomatic efforts to avert the tragedy"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Part 1. Rwanda's Struggle for Democracy and Peace, 1991-1994 -- Political Liberalization Takes Off -- War Intrudes -- Rights Abuses and Violence Sow Fear -- Opposition Parties Join a Coalition Government -- Peace Talks Begin and Cease-Fire Takes Hold -- Democratization Flounders -- Turning Point: Adversaries in Kigali and Arusha Tackle Power Sharing -- Violence Stalks Democratization and Prospects for Peace -- The January from Hell: Diplomacy at a Crossroads -- Diplomats Undertake a Fact-Finding Mission -- War Resumes -- A Second Chance for Peace -- Assignment-Arusha Observer: The Setting -- Assignment-Arusha Observer: The Negotiations -- The Denouement: Arusha Peace Accords Signed -- Preparing to Implement the Arusha Accords -- Violence Plagues Implementation -- Implementation Stalls -- The Exodus -- Return to Rwanda -- Part 2. Why Diplomacy Failed to Prevent Mass Atrocities and Genocide -- Diplomatic Challenges We Failed to Anticipate -- Making Conflict Prevention a Foreign Policy and Diplomatic Priority -- Fixes for the Future from Failures of the Past -- Conclusion: Changing the Paradigm

"Former ambassador Joyce Leader was DCM in Kigali from 1991 until the genocide erupted in 1994 and is a recognized authority on the failed diplomatic efforts to avert the tragedy"-- Provided by publisher.

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Joyce E. Leader is a retired U.S. Foreign Service officer who served as the deputy chief of mission in Rwanda and as a U.S. observer to the Rwandan peace talks in Arusha, Tanzania. She culminated her State Department career as an ambassador to the Republic of Guinea in West Africa. She specializes in political affairs, refugee affairs, human rights, conflict resolution, and international organizations.<br>

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