By Samantha Power
In her award-winning interrogation of the final century of yankee heritage, Samantha Power—a former Balkan warfare correspondent and founding government director of Harvard's Carr heart for Human Rights Policy—asks the haunting query: Why do American leaders who vow "never again" time and again fail to forestall genocide? Drawing upon particular interviews with Washington's best coverage makers, entry to newly declassified files, and her personal reporting from the trendy killing fields, energy presents the reply in "A challenge from Hell," a groundbreaking paintings that tells the tales of the brave americans who risked their careers and lives so as to get the USA to act.
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