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'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...
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...
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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...
Tags: Crimes, Uganda, Massacres, Wars and Interventions, Genocide
Times Staff WriterBig subjects will come in small packages Friday when the American Cinematheque screens the four Academy Award-nominated documentary shorts. The powerful, densely informative films, ranging from 27 to 40 minutes, tell stories from Africa, Asia and the U.S....
Tags: Crimes, Studs Terkel, Africa, The New York Times, Movies
Paul Salopek, who was traveling in Africa to report on the culture and history of the Sahel for National Geographic magazine, was detained by Sudanese authorities and on Aug. 26 charged with espionage in a North Darfur court in El Fashir, Sudan....
Staff reporterSPOKANE, 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...
Times Staff WriterDuring last year's Oscar race, the only topic that was even vaguely controversial was whether it was possible, or fair, for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" to win all 11 of its nominated categories. (It did.) This year, as if in backlash...
FOR THE TIMESFriday June 4, 1999 Anthony Hopkins may no longer hold the title of World's Greatest English-Speaking Film Actor (the un-Oscared Ian McKellen would seem the better candidate, given Hopkins' recent, careless choices), but he's still a weighty,...
Genocide survivors from across the globe gathered in Rwanda on Sunday to open a conference to share traumas and commemorate massacres they vowed must never be allowed to happen again. Rwandans, Armenians, Jews, Cambodians and Bosnians are among those...
Tags: Crimes, Massacres, Genocide, Death, News Media
Chicago TribuneBwindi Impenetrable National Park, Uganda You wake up fast when there's a 400-pound gorilla standing outside your tent. "Ruth!" I called over in something of a whisper-yell to the woman in the tent next to mine. "Ruth! Wake up! There's a gorilla out...
Tags: Tourism and Leisure, Crimes, Africa, Travel, Nature
Times Staff Writer"I wish I could turn back right now," retired Canadian Lt. Gen. Roméo Dallaire says meaningfully as he looks out the airplane window. "To me it seems like going back into hell." By the end of "Shake Hands With the Devil," the compelling, overwhelming...
Tags: Massacres, Wars and Interventions, Los Angeles, Movies, Death
TRIBUNE MOVIE CRITIC3½ stars (out of 4) In "Hotel Rwanda," Don Cheadle gives a phenomenal performance as a real-life hero: Paul Rusesabagina, a quiet, meticulous Rwandan hotel manager who, in the face of chaos and slaughter, became an unlikely savior. In the maelstrom's...
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