The UN’s R2P Report Is Missing Out by Half
This article, co-authored by Swanee Hunt and Sheila B. Lalwani, was originally published by Huffington Post.
A few days ago, the United Nations released its latest report on the Responsibility to Protect (R2P), the international commitment to prevent genocide, ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. The report comes at a good time: President Obama is taking a strong stance against the violence in Darfur, and he’s chosen as his ambassador to the UN Susan Rice, a sharp critic of the Bush administration’s handling of those killings.
He’s wise to have a woman at the helm. Why?
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