Apr. 27: The Challenges of the Post-Cold War World

 

Topics:
  Somalia, Haiti, Rwanda, the Balkans, NATO, China and Taiwan
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, American Foreign Relations, pp. 499-509.

Mann, Rise of the Vulcans, pp. 198-260.

Samantha Power, A Crisis from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide (New York: BasicBooks, 2002), pt. 1, pp. 329-48; pt. 2, 348-364; pt. 3, 364-89.


Suggested:
David Dollar and Aart Kraay, "Spreading the Wealth," Foreign Affairs, Jan/Feb 2002.

Joe Klein, "Closework," The New Yorker, October 1, 2001, pp. 44- 49.

Merrill and Paterson, Major Problems in American Foreign Relations, pp. 510-12.

 
Additional Resources:
 

PowerPoint Presentation

Rwanda Chronology, PBS "Frontline."

Allyson Ford, "Beyond the Bleeding Heart: Liberalism in International Relations," review of Stanley Hoffman's World Disorders: Troubled Peace in the Post-Cold War Era, H-Diplo, June 2000.

Hala Gorani, "Selling 'Le Big Mac' with an Asterix," CNN.com,
January 24, 2002.