Pay particular attention to the US roles in Cambodia, Rwanda, and current world genocidal actions, particularly the Sudan and the Eastern Congo. What do you feel the US should do currently to stop Global Genocide from happening? Be specific and be sure to use examples from the Kinzer book, and the websites.
Kinzer, Stephen, Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq, Holt/Times Press
ISBN 10: 0805082409
ISBN 13: 978-0805082401
Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe, The World: A History, Volume C,
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The United States’ record on preventing acts of genocide around the world is convoluted at best and criminal at worst. Despite the fact that the United States, especially former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt, played a primary role in drafting the United Nations’ Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the United States was unsuccessful at preventing the Cambodian genocide, the Rwandan genocide, the Darfur debacle, and the current disaster in the Eastern Congo. In some instances, the United States played a role in repressing the self-determination of many nations around the world, especially in Vietnam during the 1960s and 1970s and the various coups engineered in Latin America during the Cold War. It can even be argued that the United States perpetuated several acts of genocide and repression around the world over the past century....