April 6, 2014

If We Can Let Syria Burn, Have We Learned Anything?

James Traub, Foreign Policy

The Associated Press

The legacy of genocide and why humanitarian intervention still needs a president that's compelled to act.

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TAGGED: Rwanda, Syria


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