Monday, April 7, 2014

Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials -- April 7, 2014

Two Decades After Rwandan Genocide, Has the World Learned its Lesson? -- Gabe Joselow, Voice of America

KIGALI, RWANDA — Rwanda on Monday is marking 20 years since the1994 genocide, with the hope that lessons learned can help prevent future atrocities. But as many times as the international community has said "never again," a failure to act has continued to cost lives.

Rwandan President Paul Kagame will light a national flame of mourning Monday in a ceremony at the Kigali Genocide Memorial.

The April 7 commemoration marks the anniversary of the day violence broke out across the country, as ethnic Hutu militias killed 800,000 Tutsis and moderate Hutus in a 100-day rampage.

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Commentaries, Opinions, And Editorials

Touring the Crash Site That Sparked the Rwandan Genocide -- Jon Rosen, Slate

Rwanda’s Keeper Of The Dead -- Jina Moore, Buzzfeed

7 Million Vote in Afghanistan Elections -- Ankit Panda, The Diplomat

Why Afghanistan’s election could fail -- Adnan R. Khan, Macleans

Afghan elections: Great start with risks ahead -- Omar Samad, Al Jazeera

11 things to know about world's biggest election -- Peter Bergen and Ana Swanson, CNN

China Corruption Case Against Zhou Yongkang Exposes Scale of Graft -- Jeffrey Young, VOA

Ten Korean writers on a country sawn in half -- Claire Armitstead, The Guardian

Russia and Vietnam Team Up to Balance China -- Stephen Blank, National Interest

East/South China seas: The strategy is failing -- Peter Layton, The Interpreter

Here's How to Unlock Africa's Economic Potential -- Jim O'Neill, Bloomberg

Understanding Russia -- Vartan Oskanian, Al Jazeera

It's not Russia that is destabilising Ukraine -- Sergei Lavrov, The Guardian

Can Putin’s Ukrainian Strategy Be Countered? -- Walter Russel Mead, American Interest

Are Race and Class at the Root of Venezuela’s Political Crisis? -- Cecily Hilleary, Voice of America

How Can Spain Borrow as Cheaply as the U.S.? -- Peter Coy, Bloomberg Businessweek

World Population Trends Signal Danger Ahead -- Barry Mirkin, Real Clear World

The Oracle of Omaha, Lately Looking a Bit Ordinary -- Jeff Sommer, New York Times

1 comment:

James said...

"Two Decades After Rwandan Genocide, Has the World Learned its Lesson?",