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In 1994, violence between Hutu and Tutsi ethnic groups in Rwanda flared up into a humanitarian crisis that the international community identified as genocide. Despite calls by human rights groups to intervene to bring an end to the mass murders, the United States decided not to get involved in this specific situation, largely because the region was not of vital importance to American global interests.

This is an example of which of the following foreign policy philosophies?

A

Realism.

B

Idealism.

C

Unilateralism.

D

Multilateralism.

E

Internationalism.