Former President Jimmy Carter “The US is abandoning its role as the global champion of human rights”

Former President Jimmy Carter’s scathing Op-Ed piece for the NY Times about the current state of our countries foreign policy:

Revelations that top officials are targeting people to be assassinated abroad, including American citizens, are only the most recent, disturbing proof of how far our nation’s violation of human rights has extended. This development began after the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and has been sanctioned and escalated by bipartisan executive and legislative actions, without dissent from the general public. As a result, our country can no longer speak with moral authority on these critical issues

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