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THIS MOMENT IN WORLD HISTORY—April 2018—may seem like an odd time for FOREIGN POLICY to devote the better part of an issue to human rights.

After all, the United States is currently governed by an administration that seems less interested in protecting those rights than any in recent memory. Former U.S. Secretary

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