Having spent years monitoring human rights issues at the UN, I was left aghast during President Biden’s recent CNN town hall. In responding to a question about China’s abhorrent treatment of the Uyghurs, Biden answered by saying:

I talked about this too [with Chinese Premier Xi Jingping]… Chinese leaders, if you know anything about Chinese history, it has always been the time China when has been victimized by the outer world is when they haven’t been unified at home.… So, the central — to vastly overstate it, the central principle of Xi Jinping is that there must be a united…

David M. Litman

Research fellow focusing on UN/ICC chutzpah.

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