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#Thread on Trump, Pompeo and Pence's irresponsible banalization of the words "Genocide" and "Holocaust" at the State of the Union address (#SOTU) , the #WarsawSummit and #MSC2019.
1) Raphael Lemkin, known as the father of the Genocide Convention, rejected the terms "Barbarity", "Mass murder", "Denationalization", "Germanization", "Magyarization" and many others to depict Hitler's attempt to annihilate the Jewish population.
2) He wanted a word that would - according to @AmbPower44 in her book "A Problem from Hell" - "connote a practice so horrid and so irreparable that the very utterance of the word would galvanize all who heard it". To Lemkin words mattered. So he came up with the word "Genocide".
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11/14/17 SIMPSON: "...Either the people were

↪️extremely knowledgeable about a lot of obscure intelligence stuff↩️

or,

you know, they -- what they're saying had some credibility." (Page 29)

Ahem...like Brennan? @BenKTallmadge @CarrollQuigley1
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Worth noting that Sergei Ivanov was fired by Putin 08/12/16.
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08/12/16 Russia's Putin sacks chief of staff Sergei Ivanov
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1) Madame Fu Ying comes to the DC Swamp for breakfast with Tung

Munich Security Conference 🌉US-China Exchange Foundation @BenKTallmadge @realKyleOlbert @CarrollQuigley1 @JuliansRum @MadAddictSport
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2) Tung is the founder of the US-China Exchange Foundation that spawned the controversial and widely REJECTED Confucius Institutes
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3) 01/12/17 Tung & Bloomberg

C. H. Tung presented the Special Award for Advancing RMB ➡️Internationalization⬅️ to Michael R. Bloomberg, Former Mayor of New York City
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