Wendy Sherman United Nations Adviser Adama Dieng mass atrocities prevention board president obama iraq syria human rights conflict accountability cosmopolitan multilateral international interventionThe Atrocities Prevention Board (APB) in theory is a cosmopolitan dream. It is the embodiment of the idea that we are connected as neighbors with the world around us. That as a country, we have a unique set of skills and resources that we use in to help our neighbors who might find themselves in harm’s way. The APB allows us to glimpse a world where we focus not on backroom politics, but on honest attempts to halt atrocities before they occur. A world where our intervention in a region is altruistic, and not simply political theater. Read more…

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