August 5, 2012

Guilt Is Blinding the World on Rwanda

Patrick Smyth, Irish Times

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The failure of western countries to intervene to prevent the 1994 genocidal massacre of 800,000 of the country’s people has left Washington and London, the country's main aid suppliers, notably silent about rebel leader and now president, Kagame's increasing internal authoritarianism and the evidence of Rwanda's support for a bloody militia, M23, creating mayhem in the Kivus in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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