A Strategic Human Rights Agenda for the Tillerson State Department

Feb 13, 2017

Executive Director Will Inboden argues in Foreign Policy that human rights issues should be at the forefront of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's agenda. 

Prof. Inboden writes, "As [Secretary Tillerson] ponders the vexing challenges posed by China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran, the understandable temptation will be to shunt human rights to the side as a tangential distraction from the priority issues of nuclear proliferation, territorial disputes, and economic differences. This would be a missed opportunity. In addition to the moral imperatives of supporting human rights, doing so now also offers considerable strategic advantages."

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