Clinton in Haiti

Clinton in Haiti

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The book focuses on Aristide's political career, emphasizing his strategizing, compromising and dealing with the Clinton administration. In his presentation of the conflict, Girard carefully balances Aristide's and Clinton's needs, and the demands and moral positions the leaders make against each other - the result is that each leader and his constituency comes to life, and their maneuverings and decisions become engaging and meaningful. While Girard focuses on the conflict itself and the foreign policy dynamics at play between Haiti and the US, he also paints a compelling picture of contemporary Haiti and delineates with great clarity the tensions which led to recent violence and the deposition of Aristide.a€œClintona#39;s Rolodex Problem, a€ US News and World Report (10 January 1994): 25a€“ 27; a€œAfter Talking Tough, Getting Tough?a€; ibid. (9 May 1994): 48a€“49 ... Douglas Jehl, a€œA Mustang and a Man Named Bill, a€ NYT (18 April 1994): A8. Dan Balx and anbsp;...

Title:Clinton in Haiti
Author:Philippe Girard
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2004-12-10


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