Another African genocide….

France, the United Nations and the African Union dispatched some 4,000 troops soon after the French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius, warned that the C.A.R. was “on the verge of genocide.” Yet the country doesn’t face genocide; it is experiencing state collapse and limited intercommunal killings after a military takeover by a coalition of undisciplined militiamen … More Another African genocide….

Genocide is not the Only Crime II

NAIROBI: The reaction to Jimmy Carter’s comments on genocide continues. The latest contributor to the debate row is the prolific Eric Reeves writing in New Republic. It is not surprising, given his previous writings on the subject, that Professor Reeves goes for the jugular in describing Carter’s genocide denial as “foolish” and plain “wrong”. So where do we … More Genocide is not the Only Crime II