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In UN speech, Trump’s ‘America First’ hurts global human rights

Senior Fellow Ted Piccone analyzes Trump’s speech to the United Nations and discusses how his emphasis on sovereignty could be used by some governments as a shield to avoid being prosecuted for human rights abuses internationally.

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