Alex de Waal to appear on Frontline, Nov. 20
This week’s issue of New York magazine gives a shout-out to a next week’s Frontline program, “On Our Watch.” Alex de Waal is one of the people they interview, along with James Traub and Samantha Power. Here is the blurb:
"On Our Watch" (November 20, 9 p.m.) rounds up diplomats, refugees, and historians—including Alex de Waal, James Traub, and Samantha Power—to explain to Frontline why, so soon after Rwanda, the world permitted the murder of at least 200,000 Africans, the dispossession of millions, and mass rape by "camel-borne Cossacks" in eastern Sudan. Oil, China, Russia, race, and religion are involved, plus an impotent U.N. and a posturing U.S.