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  • Feed to lead

    Feed to lead
    The Times' editorial series on food diplomacy explores the possibility that the United States could improve its global image and enhance national security by launching "a high-profile food diplomacy initiative planned, funded and executed for the...
  • Russia and the 'responsibility to protect'

    The Russian government has argued that its recent military operations in Georgia were justified by the principle of "responsibility to protect" (colloquially known as R2P). This is the approach to dealing with mass-atrocity crimes that was embraced by 150...
  • Judgment without borders

    Judgment without borders
    'He may be a sonofabitch," President Franklin Roosevelt is supposed to have muttered, referring to a Nicaraguan dictator, "but he is our sonofabitch." That is foreign policy realism in a nutshell -- straightforward, practical, pursuing the national...
  • Rape as genocide in Darfur

    People hear the word "genocide" and think of 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis during the Holocaust or the estimated 800,000 mostly Tutsis slaughtered in Rwanda. They do not imagine that rape can be so well planned and done on such a mass scale as to...
  • 2 Rwandan Doctors Visiting Spokane

    2 Rwandan Doctors Visiting Spokane
    SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Doctors from Spokane and Rwanda are working together to improve health care in that African nation. Teams of surgeons, nurses and other medical professionals from Spokane have traveled to the central African nation in the past...
  • Militia adds to region's troubles

    Thousands of Hutu rebels with the Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Rwanda, or FDLR, have brought instability and violence to eastern Congo for more than a decade. The rebels fled to the Democratic Republic of Congo after ethnic Tutsis seized power...
  • 'A Thousand Hills: Rwanda's Rebirth and the Man Who Dreamed It,' by Stephen Kinzer

    In one great funnel of humanity, half a million refugees came down the road, all at once. It was Rwanda, November 1996, and those of us there as witnesses were awestruck, not only by the ragged spectacle but also the stakes involved. Among those returning...
  • Presentations on Bhutan, Malaysia and Africa

    BHUTAN Presentation Robbie Green presents "Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon," focusing on the nature, people, art and culture of this nation. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP...
  • Treating the sick without bias

    Treating the sick without bias
    Teboho mahate was shivering. He had trouble keeping his balance. He couldn't talk, and he had bitten his tongue. A seizure. "Any pain anywhere?" asked Dr. Jennifer Furin. Teboho, 14, held his head. Furin looked into his eyes, checking for dilated...
  • Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives

    Tracy Kidder tries to transcribe human lives
    Tracy Kidder's 2003 book, "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World," inspired legions of young people to go out and do something for the poor and disenfranchised. It also lighted a fire under donors --...