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Somebody Else’s Atrocities | Noam Chomsky via TruthOut

In his penetrating study “Ideal Illusions: How the U.S. Government Co-Opted Human Rights,” international affairs scholar James Peck observes, “In the history of human rights, the worst atrocities are always committed by somebody else, never us” – whoever “us” is.

Almost any moment in history yields innumerable illustrations. Let’s keep to the past few weeks.

For more on this story, visit: Somebody Else’s Atrocities.

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