By Alex de Waal
Examining the tools utilized by Western advocates, how they relate to campaigns within the nations involved, and their effect, professional authors assessment the successes and screw ups of prior advocacy campaigns and supply confident feedback of present efforts. Taking in more than a few high-profile case reviews, together with campaigns for democracy in Burma and Latin the United States, for the rights of Palestinians in Gaza, and opposing the Lord’s Resistance military in Uganda, the authors problem the assumptions set forth through advocacy organizations.
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