Iraq, Sudan, Tsunami: What are America’s Responsibilities in the World
Iraq’s current instability and history of dictatorship, the genocide in Sudan, and enormous suffering from the tsunami — all present tremendous challenges for the United States. Campus Progress, the new campus arm of the Center for American Progress, kicks off its campus speakers program with a panel discussion addressing the benefits, costs, risks, and moral dimensions of various forms of U.S. engagement in today’s world. When and how should the United States respond to developments overseas? What price are we prepared to pay for the promotion of democracy, the prevention of genocide, humanitarian relief, economic advantage, and other goals?
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