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Article by Angelina and John McCain in New York Times

Angelina Jolie who co-founded “Preventing Sexual Violence Initiative” together with William Hague has written an article together with John McCain for the New York Times for the International Womens Day yesterday, March 8th.

Around the world, there is profound concern that America is giving up the mantle of global leadership. Our steady retreat over the past decade has contributed to a wide array of complex global challenges — a dangerous erosion of the rule of law, gross human rights violations and the decline of the rules-based international order that was designed in the aftermath of two world wars to prevent conflict and deter mass atrocities.

We’ve seen this unfold in Syria, where the United States and the international community have shamefully failed to address brutal violence that has engulfed the country for seven years, led to hundreds of thousands dead and contributed to the worst refugee crisis since the end of World War II.

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