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HKS Authors

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Anna Lindh Professor of the Practice of Global Leadership and Public Policy, HKS; William D. Zabel ’61 Professor of Practice in Human Rights, HLS

Abstract

Power explores a particularly American phenomenon in which journalists, advocates and US policymakers draw comparisons between contemporary cases of genocide and the Holocaust. Holocaustizing has not motivated US decision makers to intervene forcefully to stop the atrocities that are currently underway.

Citation

Power, Samantha. "To Suffer by Comparison?" Daedalus (Spring 1999): 31-66.