President Kagame

By Elizabeth Leiserson, Hope Metcalf, James Silk, Alyssa Yamamoto* New Haven, Ct. – Despite his long and disturbing record
Kagame previously commanded the rebel forces that ended the 1994 Genocide and became President in 2000. Under his leadership, Rwanda has transformed from a broken nation into one of the safest, most productive and stable economies in Africa.
No sooner had I returned from the twentieth anniversary commemorations of the Rwandan genocide in Kigali than I saw Howard French's assault on the man universally credited with stopping the mass killings, President Paul Kagame.