Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Stopping genocide has never been a core interest of the U.S.

"But Washington has always had a dismal record of stopping genocides and ethnic cleansing, and that is unlikely to change." "In subsequent decades, U.S. presidents more isolationist than Roosevelt refused to stop Japanese atrocities in East Asia, Turkey's genocide in Armenia, or European colonizers' large-scale killing of civilians in places like Southeast Asia."