Why Samantha Power Should Not Hold Public Office, by David Swanson

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by David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
Let’s Try Democracy
January 27, 2021

It took a variety of approaches to market the 2003 war on Iraq. For some it was to be a defense against an imagined threat. For others it was false revenge. But for Samantha Power it was philanthropy. She said at the time, “An American intervention likely will improve the lives of the Iraqis. Their lives could not get worse, I think it’s quite safe to say.” Needless to say, it wasn’t safe to say that.

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David Swanson: Obama Nominee to the UN, Samantha Power Advised Violating UN Resolution on Libya

U.S. Out of Libya

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with David Swanson
Writer, Dandelion Salad
http://warisacrime.org
June 6, 2013

TheRealNews Jun 6, 2013

David Swanson: Samantha Power advocated regime change in Libya when UN resolution was specifically restricted to defense of Benghazi.

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