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Draws on first-hand accounts from war zones throughout the world to illustrate a growing gap between humanitarian ambition and capability, tracing the histories of major organizations while noting the impact of their advocacy beliefs. Reprint. 15,000...sob encomenda
A contributing writer for 'The New York Times Magazine' who has spent years at the forefront of some of today's major conflicts presents a series of essays that argue against armed humanitarian and human rights interventions.sob encomenda
Writing from the front lines of the hot wars of the post-Cold War world -- the Balkans, Africa, the Middle East, and most recently Afghanistan and Iraq for The New York Times Magazine -- David Rieff witnessed firsthand most of the armed interventions...sob encomenda
In a groundbreaking book, based on six years of on the ground reporting, expert David Rieff offers a masterly review about whether ending extreme poverty and widespread hunger is within our reach as increasingly promised. Can we provide enough food...sob encomenda
The conventional wisdom about historical memory is summed up in George Santayana'apos;s celebrated phrase, 'quot;Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.'quot; Today, the consensus that it is moral to remember, immoral to forget...
The nature of war crimes and the international law that defines them is discussed at length in this collection of mainly journalistic accounts of major violations of the code of conduct military organizations are supposed to follow in war....sob encomenda
In spring 2004, Susan Sontag was diagnosed with the incurable blood cancer. She had a huge appetite for experience, and a wild, extravagant desire to live. Rieff writes movingly about being by her side during that last year and at her death, and...
Anderson,Kenneth (edt); Gutman,Roy (edt); Rieff,David (edt)(528248)
The nature of war crimes and the international law that defines them is discussed in accounts of major violations of the code of conduct military organizations are supposed to follow in warsob encomenda
Timely and controversial, A Bed for the Night reveals how humanitarian organizations trying to bring relief in an ever more violent and dangerous world are often betrayed and misused, and have increasingly lost sight of their purpose. Drawing on...