Why did Bill Clinton refuse to intervene in the Rwanda genocide?

While people were sitting in conference rooms debating over the term "genocide", innocent people were being hacked to pieces with machetes and other primitive weapons. Most of the 800,000 Tutsi's slaughtered were killed by the blade, so would it have really been that difficult to intervene if most of... show more While people were sitting in conference rooms debating over the term "genocide", innocent people were being hacked to pieces with machetes and other primitive weapons. Most of the 800,000 Tutsi's slaughtered were killed by the blade, so would it have really been that difficult to intervene if most of the Hutu militia was killing with machetes?

Clinton publicly apologized for not intervening in "that Rwanda thing". But what was his reasoning?
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