Author(s): Scott Peterson
As a foreign correspondant, Scott Peterson witnessed firsthand Somali's descent into war and its battle against US troops, the degeneration of Sudan's Holy War, and one of the most horrific events of the last half century: the genocide in Rowanda. This works details his experiences.
'Journalism, at its best, is the first draft of history. Peterson was there to draft it in Somalia and Rwanda. His book is likely to emerge as the definitive study of just how indifferent our leaders can be to the suffering of Africans' - The Times - 'As succinct and gripping an account as l've read of the debacle.' - Evening Standard - 'An exemplar of eyewitness reporting and a call to action' - Fergal Keane, Financial Times - 'Certainly the most important book to have come out of the Dark Continent for decades' - The Times - 'Remarkable and important, [a] fine, courageous introduction to Africa's emerging multiple disasters' - The Scotsman -
Part I. Somalia: Warlords Triumphant 1. Laws of War 2. "City of the Insane" 3. A Land Forgotten by God 4. "Club Skinny-Dancers Wanted" 5. "Camp of the Murderers 6. The Fugitive 7. Bloody Monday 8. Mission Impossible 9. Back to Zero Part II. Sudan: Endless Crusade 10. Divided by God 11. War of the Cross 12. The False Messiah 13. Darwin Deceived Part III. Rwanda: The Machete War 14. A Holocaust 15. "Dreadful Note of Preparation" 16. Genocide Denied 17. In Perpetuum