Legacy of the Unalienable Rights Commission: Discussion with Dr. Peter Berkowitz, Director of the Policy Planning Office, U.S. Department of

Legacy of the Unalienable Rights Commission: Discussion with Dr. Peter Berkowitz, Director of the Policy Planning Office, U.S. Department of

From: Teleforum
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In May 2019, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced formation of the Commission on Unalienable Rights, tasked with reexamining human rights in U.S. foreign policy. The very concept of “unalienable rights” proved immediately controversial with “traditional” human rights organizations, and four of them sued the State Department in federal court, claiming the Commission was unbalanced in its view on human rights. The Commission completed its work in August with a report outlining how ... See More

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