Genocide Essay

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Genocide is a reality that no one can ever conquer or vanish if they are working alone or do not look at the consequences upon taking choices of action. We as Americans feel it is our duty to only take a course of action if we know and are fully aware of the actions being made against the people, or if we are being affected directly. If it does not affect us and we do not know about it then obviously we cannot do anything about it.      We feel that if we know what is going on and it is not directly affecting us then we will tell them to stop what they are doing and give them a “false” threat to hopefully scare them into stopping whatever they are doing. We also feel that if we are not being directly attacked and…show more content…
     Our policy also is morally correct because since we knew what was going on and we told them to stop then we wouldn’t be pinned with saying we didn’t do anything to try and stop it. The impact this would have on American lives is semi-important because even though it isn’t affecting our economy or army by telling them to stop, the fact that we aren’t doing nothing is not resting on our guilty conscience.      Our policy also states that if the genocide is able to be prevented then a convention will be drawn up and it will last. In the past we have had genocidal conventions that lasted maybe 20 years and then fell apart because we did not do anything to stop what was happening. However, if we drew up a genocidal convention, we would put forth actions to make it stay. The UN would grow stronger and the surrounding nations would be more aware of what is happening around or near them. There would be no need for the US, however, to send troops over to be a watch out for what would happen because the surrounding countries should have control over that. The US would contribute to the convention by assuring the people who were attacked in the past genocidal activities would not be attacked again.      As you can see our policy is a way we can be involved without really being

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