Making Sense on Rights

June 1981
National Review;6/26/1981, Vol. 33 Issue 12, p708
The article defends the U.S. approach to human rights in other countries as of 1981. This approach is exemplified by the belief that while U.S. Congress expects the nation to respect human rights in absolute terms, the executive may particularized its application. The same approach is concretized by the alignment of countries in the world with respectable records on human rights with the U.S.


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