My style in diplomacy is my style as a human being - I'm very direct and very honest.
Brokenness is the operative issue of our time - broken souls, broken hearts, broken places.
The way governments treat their own citizens matters; it matters because it can have a direct impact on international peace and security - and on our respective national security interests.
Knowing one thing well empowers you and gives you a set of tricks to the trade that you can apply across the board. Go deep, and it will serve you when you make your choices about where you want to leave your mark.
The United States should not frame its policy options in terms of doing nothing or unilaterally sending in the Marines.
In the '90s, there was scant presidential leadership and insufficient domestic political mobilization for foreign policy grounded in human rights.
We are responsible for our incredulity.
Whatever its flaws, the United Nations is still the only institution that brings together all the countries of the world. And it is the best forum for the United States to spur countries to act - and to hold them accountable when they don't.
All advocacy is, at its core, an exercise in empathy.
I like to think that as I get older I'm getting better at spending time with people who have qualities that make them worth spending time with.
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