Samantha Power, Henry Kissinger & Imperial Delusions

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by Daniel Kovalik, via Delphi Initiative

Annette Hornischer / American Academy in Berlin / Kissinger Priz Annette Hornischer / American Academy in Berlin / Kissinger Prize / 2016 06 08

Quite revealingly, the self-proclaimed crusader against genocide, Samantha Power, was awarded the 2016 Henry A. Kissinger Prize in Berlin.  That Power would be awarded a prize named after one of the world’s great génocidaires, and that she would happily accept it, proves what many of us have believed all along – that she is more the clever apologist for U.S. crimes than a bona fide human rights advocate.

The problem with Power all along has been that her refusal to acknowledge the incontrovertible fact that the U.S., as exemplified by such figures as Henry Kissinger himself, is in reality the world leader in war crimes commission, and an active facilitator of genocide. The U.S. is not, as Power has claimed throughout her career, a force for halting such evils. However, Power…

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