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Q: History of US human rights/foreign policy ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: History of US human rights/foreign policy
Category: Relationships and Society > Politics
Asked by: tenebrousb-ga
List Price: $30.00
Posted: 01 Feb 2005 10:34 PST
Expires: 03 Mar 2005 10:34 PST
Question ID: 467035
I'm looking for a reputable source (academic or official
organizational websites only) that relates the history of the United
State's involvement in human rights/policies regarding human rights
(foreign not domestic) The more sources or info I can get on this the

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 01 Feb 2005 11:04 PST

Please have a look at this document and let me know if it is the sort
of thing you're after.  It pegs the beginning of the US's formalized
policy towards human rights with the Carter Administration:

U.S. Human Rights Policy:
A 20-Year Assessment

...Although human rights have played a role in foreign policy
throughout U.S. history, the Carter administration was the first to
explicitly embrace human rights as a central component of foreign
policy formulation. Meant to be applied equally to friend and foe, the
policy, some believed, communicated a negative message to U.S. allies.

Clarification of Question by tenebrousb-ga on 01 Feb 2005 11:52 PST
Actually that's FABULOUS, I can pick up on the bits and pieces leading
up to that on my own without any trouble, this is great!

Request for Question Clarification by pafalafa-ga on 01 Feb 2005 12:00 PST

It sounds like this might be all you needed, but I wasn't quite sure. 
Do you want any additional information?  If so, let me know what.  And
if not, let me that as well, so I can formally post an answer to your



Clarification of Question by tenebrousb-ga on 02 Feb 2005 11:57 PST
I think that's all I need :) thank you so much!
Subject: Re: History of US human rights/foreign policy
Answered By: pafalafa-ga on 02 Feb 2005 12:02 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars

Thanks so much for getting back to me.  I'm glad the report I cited
earlier was so on-target as to provide a complete answer to your

Let me know if there's anything else I can do to assist you further on this.


search strategy -- Google searches on:

[ "human rights" US "foreign policy" ]
[ "human rights" US "foreign policy" site:gov ]
[ "human rights" US "foreign policy" site:org ]
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