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  1. Abort Mission
    Why we're not going into Zaire and shouldn't have tried
    The New Republic, December 9, 1996, p. 9
  2. [+]
    Abused By Hope (Review)
    Famine and Foreigners, by Peter Gill
    1. Famine and Foreigners by Peter Gill
    The New Republic, October 28, 2010, pp. 36-37
  3. [+]
    The Affirmative Action Novel (Review)
    Mile Zero, by Thomas Sanchez
    1. Mile Zero by Thomas Sanchez
    The New Republic, April 2, 1990, pp. 31-33
  4. Afghanistan: What's Next?
    Get Out Yesterday
    The New Republic, August 12, 2010, p. 9
  5. [+]
    An Age of Genocide (2 Reviews)
    The Rwanda Crisis, by Gerard Prunier
    1. The Rwanda Crisis by Gerard Prunier
    2. Rwanda and Genocide in the Twentieth Century by Alain Destexhe
    The New Republic, January 29, 1996, pp. 27-35
  6. [+]
    Almost Justice (Review)
    To End A War, by Richard Holbrooke
    1. To End A War by Richard Holbrooke
    The New Republic, July 6, 1998, pp. 29-37
  7. American Power---For What?
    Commentary, January 2000, p. 43
  8. A Bed for the Night (2002)
    Humanitarianism in Crisis
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  9. The Bill Clinton of the U.N.
    He's a political animal gunning for re-election. He's so eager to please everyone, he p...
    The New Republic, August 5, 1996, pp. 16-19
  10. [+]
    Books: Dirty Deals (Review)
    Swordfish, by David McClintick
    1. Swordfish by David McClintick
    The New Yorker, June 7, 1993, pp. 108-112
  11. Bring the Troops Home
    The New Republic, November 27, 2006, p. 11
  12. Books
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    The Bureaucrat of Torture (Review)
    Services Speciaux: Algerie 1955-1957, by Paul Aussaresses
    1. Services Speciaux: Algerie 1955-1957 by Paul Aussaresses
    World Policy Journal, Spring 2002, pp. 105-110
  13. Camped Out
    Western humanitarians and U.N. bureaucrats did nothing to disband the Hutu refugee camp...
    The New Republic, November 25, 1996, pp. 26-28
  14. Case Study in Ethnic Strife
    Foreign Affairs, March 1997, pp. 118-133
  15. Reviews
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    Charity on the Rampage (Review)
    The Road to Hell, by Michael Maren
    1. The Road to Hell by Michael Maren
    Foreign Affairs, January 1997, pp. 132-138
  16. Correspondence
    The Coming Anarchy
    World Policy Journal, Summer 2000, pp. 95-96
  17. Comment: Power and Superpower
    The New Yorker, December 11, 1995, pp. 4-9
  18. Court of Dreams
    Why an international war crimes tribunal won't work
    The New Republic, September 7, 1998, pp. 16-17
  19. [+]
    The Cowboy Culture (Review)
    Imperial Grunts, by Robert D. Kaplan
    1. Imperial Grunts by Robert D. Kaplan
    The New Republic, October 10, 2005, pp. 23-26
  20. Crimes of War (1999)
    What the Public Should Know
  21. Criticism
    Victims, All?
    The Harpers Monthly, October 1991, pp. 49-58
  22. Criticism
    Multiculturalism's Silent Partner
    The Harpers Monthly, August 1993, pp. 62-78
  23. Reportage
    Croatia
    A Crisis of Meaning
    World Policy Journal, Summer 1993, pp. 41-46
  24. The Crusaders
    Moral Principles, Strategic Interests, and Military Force
    World Policy Journal, Summer 2000, pp. 39-47
  25. Cuba Refrozen
    Foreign Affairs, July 1996, pp. 62-76
  26. [+]
    El Gulag (Review)
    Against All Hope, by Armando Valladares
    1. Against All Hope by Armando Valladares
    The New Republic, July 28, 1986, pp. 36-37
  27. [+]
    The End of Hunger? (Review)
    Famine: A Short History, by Cormac O Grada
    1. Famine: A Short History by Cormac O Grada
    The New Republic, December 30, 2009, pp. 43-45
  28. The Exile (1994)
    Cuba in the Heart of Miami
    1 Review
  29. From Exiles to Immigrants
    Foreign Affairs, July 1995, pp. 76-89
  30. [+]
    From Modernism to Stalinism (Review)
    The Life of the Automobile, by Ilya Ehrenburg
    1. The Life of the Automobile by Ilya Ehrenburg
    The Partisan Review, Spring 1979, pp. 302-305
  31. Reflections
    A Global Culture?
    World Policy Journal, Winter 1993, pp. 73-82
  32. Going to Miami (1987)
    Exiles, Tourists, and Refugees in the New America
    4 Reviews, 2 Readable
  33. The Good Doctors
    Medecins Sans Frontieres couldn't have been more deserving of this year's Nobel Peace P...
    The New Republic, November 8, 1999, p. 23
  34. [+]
    Hell and Humanitarianism (Review)
    We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families, by Philip Gour...
    1. We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will be Killed With Our Families by Philip Gourevitch
    The New Republic, December 7, 1998, pp. 36-41
  35. The High Cost of Internationalism
    World Policy Journal, Summer 1995, pp. 55-58
  36. [+]
    The Humanitarian Illusion (Review)
    The Warrior's Honor, by Michael Ignatieff
    1. The Warrior's Honor by Michael Ignatieff
    The New Republic, March 16, 1998, pp. 27-31
  37. Correspondence
    Humanitarian Intervention
    World Policy Journal, Fall 2001, pp. 101-102
  38. Humanitarian Intervention: A Forum
    The Nation, May 8, 2000, p. 26
  39. The Humanitarian Trap
    World Policy Journal, Winter 1995, pp. 1-12
  40. In Defence of Afro-Pessimism
    World Policy Journal, Winter 1998, pp. 10-22
  41. The Institution That Saw No Evil
    The Bosnian war's untold story is not only that the U.N. presided over genocide, but th...
    The New Republic, February 12, 1996, pp. 19-23
  42. Kosovo Dispatch: Patchwork Protectorate
    The United Nations seems well on its way to bungling another exercise in nation-building
    The New Republic, September 13, 1999, pp. 26-29
  43. Kosovo's Humanitarian Circus
    World Policy Journal, Fall 2000, pp. 25-32
  44. Left & Right: Prospects for Peace
    The American Conservative, May 2010, p. 17
  45. The Lessons of Bosnia
    Morality and Power
    World Policy Journal, Spring 1995, pp. 76-88
  46. Letter from Bosnia: Original Virtue, Original Sin
    As the Bosnian holocaust continued unimpeded, the relief organiziations are running out...
    The New Yorker, November 23, 1992, pp. 82-85
  47. Letter from Bosnia: We Hate You
    Twenty miles outside of Srebrenica, the author witnessed an act of terrible betrayal
    The New Yorker, September 4, 1995, pp. 41-45
  48. Los Angeles: Capital of the Third World (1991)
    5 Reviews, 3 Readable
  49. Lost Kosovo
    In the war zone, everything is turned on its head: soldiers build refugee camps, aid wo...
    The New Republic, May 31, 1999, pp. 26-31
  50. Midnight in Sarajevo
    The Atlantic Monthly, April 2000, pp. 99-104
  51. Moral Blindness
    American troops in Darfur? Is TNR mad?
    The New Republic, June 5, 2006, pp. 13-15
  52. Murder in the Neighborhood
    Dissent, Winter 2002, pp. 39-48
  53. A New Age of Liberal Imperialism?
    World Policy Journal, Summer 1999, pp. 1-10
  54. The New American
    Harvest of Empire
    In These Times, January 21, 2002, p. 23
  55. Values and Interests
    A New Hierarchy of Values and Interests
    World Policy Journal, Fall 1999, pp. 28-34
  56. Books & the Arts
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    No Exit Strategy (2 Reviews)
    Squandered Victory, by Larry Diamond
    1. Squandered Victory by Larry Diamond
    2. Losing Iraq by David L. Phillips
    The Nation, August 1, 2005, pp. 31-35
  57. [+]
    Nothing Was Delivered (Review)
    Deliver Us From Evil, by William Shawcross
    1. Deliver Us From Evil by William Shawcross
    The New Republic, May 1, 2000, pp. 26-32
  58. [+]
    Optimism Goes to War (Review)
    Cobra II, by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
    1. Cobra II by Michael R. Gordon and Bernard E. Trainor
    The New Republic, April 17, 2006, pp. 25-27
  59. The Pleasures of the Text
    The Paris Review, Spring 1978, pp. 156-159
  60. At the Point of a Gun (2005)
    Democratic Dreams and Armed Intervention
    2 Reviews, 1 Readable
  61. [+]
    Problematizing Evil (Review)
    When Victims Become Killers, by Mahmood Mamdani
    1. When Victims Become Killers by Mahmood Mamdani
    The New Republic, May 21, 2001, pp. 42-43
  62. Readings
    Telling Foreign Truths
    The Harpers Monthly, November 1990, pp. 15-16
  63. Readings
    German Hatred (of Germans)
    The Harpers Monthly, May 1994, pp. 30-34
  64. Readings
    Bosnia's Fall, Our Failure
    The Harpers Monthly, February 1995, pp. 13-17
  65. Reborn: Journals and Notebooks, 1947-1963 (2008)
    4 Reviews
  66. A Reporter at Large (Miami)
    The New Yorker, May 18, 1987, pp. 65-83
  67. Books
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    The Ruthless Luxuries of Peace (Review)
    The Coming Anarchy, by Robert D. Kaplan
    1. The Coming Anarchy by Robert D. Kaplan
    World Policy Journal, Spring 2000, pp. 105-112
  68. Rwanda
    The Big Risk
    The New York Review of Books, October 31, 1996, pp. 70-75
  69. A Second American Century?
    The Paradoxes of Power
    World Policy Journal, Winter 1999, pp. 7-14
  70. Slaughterhouse: Bosnia and the Failure of the West (1995)
    10 Reviews, 1 Readable
  71. Reportage
    Suffering and Cynicism in Burundi
    World Policy Journal, Fall 2001, pp. 61-68
  72. Books
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    Sustaining the Unsustainable (Review)
    Fortress America, by William Greider
    1. Fortress America by William Greider
    World Policy Journal, Spring 1999, pp. 93-100
  73. Swimming in a Sea of Death (2008)
    A Son's Memoir
    2 Reviews
  74. Reflections
    Therapy or Democracy?
    The Culture Wars Twenty Years On
    World Policy Journal, Summer 1998, pp. 66-76
  75. [+]
    The Threat of Death (2 Reviews)
    A Month and a Day, by Ken Saro-Wiwa
    1. A Month and a Day by Ken Saro-Wiwa
    2. The Open Sore of a Continent by Wole Soyinka
    The New Republic, June 16, 1997, pp. 33-40
  76. TRB: Liars' Club
    Burundi, the world watches
    The New Republic, August 19, 1996, pp. 2-5
  77. [+]
    The Un-Ugly American (Review)
    The Man Who Tried to Save the World, by Scott Anderson
    1. The Man Who Tried to Save the World by Scott Anderson
    The New Republic, September 13, 1999, pp. 38-46
  78. Up the Organization
    Secretary-General Kofi Annan believes deeply in the principles of the United Nations, w...
    The New Republic, February 1, 1999, pp. 19-23
  79. [+]
    The Wanderer's Wisdom (Review)
    The Songlines, by Bruce Chatwin
    1. The Songlines by Bruce Chatwin
    The New Republic, November 30, 1987, pp. 36-37
  80. War and Peace
    The disquieting quiet of Sarajevo's streets
    The New Republic, July 18, 1994, pp. 14-15
  81. Books & the Arts
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    We Are the World (2 Reviews)
    A New Deal for the World, by Elizabeth Borgwardt
    1. A New Deal for the World by Elizabeth Borgwardt
    2. The Case for Goliath by Michael Mandelbaum
    The Nation, July 3, 2006, pp. 31-35
  82. Whose Internationalism, Whose Isolationism?
    World Policy Journal, Summer 1996, pp. 1-12
  83. [+]
    Youth and Consequences (Review)
    Zlata's Diary, by Zlata Filipovic
    1. Zlata's Diary by Zlata Filipovic
    The New Republic, March 28, 1994, pp. 31-33
  84. Zagreb Dispatch: Go West, Young Country
    The New Republic, January 17, 2000, pp. 15-16
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