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From Hope to Horror: Diplomacy and the Making of the Rwanda Genocide – Joyce E. Leader

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Elliott School of International Affairs – Room #505, 1957 E St NW, Washington, DC 20052

As deputy to the U.S. ambassador in Rwanda, Joyce E. Leader witnessed the tumultuous prelude to genocide—a period of political wrangling, human rights abuses, and many levels of ominous, ever-escalating violence. From Hope to Horror offers her insider’s account of the nation’s efforts to move toward democracy and peace and analyzes the challenges of conducting diplomacy in settings prone to—or engaged in—armed conflict.

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