American policy on genocide prevention often reads like a children’s story or a screenplay for a Hollywood B-movie. The ‘‘bad guys’’ (the wolves) are committing horrific acts against innocent civilians (the sheep) out of sheer malice and can only be stopped by the ‘‘good guys’’ wearing the uniform of the US Army. The problem is that this approach not only dominates the media, but it has also become popular among academics.
"The Good, the Bad, and the Invisible: A Critical Look at the MARO Report,"
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