Question 3 FINAL_StudyGuide - 3. "Because no state can...

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3. "Because no state can apply the human rights standard consistently, the promotion of human rights should not be a central concern of American foreign policymakers." Evaluate the validity of this assertion, using the Carter administration's policies as your guide (but not necessarily limiting yourself to that four-year period; you may, for example, range back to Wilson and forward to the current administration). Human rights should be a central concern of American foreign policy makers. Idealistic but states can apply human rights standards consistently. It can be A concern, but not the central concern of foreign policy makers. Soviet Union o Carter departs from containment policy institutes policy that focuses more on human rights: as in Nicaragua Nicaragua o He promotes a foreign policy that emphasizes human rights: to that end, he puts forth a policy that doesn’t over look human rights abuses in US allied countries. Carter ended support for the Somoza in Nicaragua because of
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