At the point of a gun : democratic dreams and armed intervention / David Rieff.

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 -- Rieff witnessed firsthand most of the armed interventions waged in the name of human rights and democratization....

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Main Author: Rieff, David.
Format: Book
Published: New York, N.Y. : Simon & Schuster, c2005.
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. 1: The UN and international relations leading p to Iraq. Hope is not enough
  • A new age of liberal imperialism?
  • An age of genocide
  • In defense of Afro-pessimism
  • Lost Kosovo
  • Goodbye, the new world order.
  • pt. 2: The Iraq War and its aftermath. The lives they lived : collateral damage
  • The specter of imperialism : the marriage of the human-rights Left and the new imperialist Right
  • End of empire
  • The way we live now : a notion of war
  • Were sanctions right?
  • Blueprint for a mess
  • The Shiite surge.