American Exceptionalism

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Thursday, September 12, 2013
Ajamu Baraka
ajamubaraka2@gmail.com
http://www.ajamubaraka.com/

Baraka is a fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies who is based in Colombia. He recently wrote:

“The normalization of white supremacist domination and its prerogatives are so completely inculcated in U.S. and Western consciousness that not only is the question as to what right the U.S. and the West have to attack Syria outside the framework of consideration, but alternative ways of viewing the world are beyond cognitive comprehension. This is the cultural and ideological foundation of ‘American exceptionalism’ and the intellectual framework and assumptions that informed Western-based human rights organizations and their theoreticians in the construction of the notion of humanitarian intervention.”

More
http://www.ajamubaraka.com/humanitarian-intervention-the-human-rights-gift-that-keeps-on-giving-to-u-s-imperialism/

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