Hillary Clinton under fire after saying America should ‘empathize’ and ‘show respect’ to its enemies
Sunday 07 December 2014
‘Hillary Clinton has come under fire after saying that America should ‘empathize” with its enemies.
Speaking at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. to promote female leadership, the former U.S. Secretary of State also said the country should show ‘respect’ to those fighting against it.
Using an approach she dubs ‘smart power’ – which women are apparently uniquely positioned to deploy – she urged Americans to use ‘every possible tool and partner’ to advance peace.
This approach means ‘showing respect, even for one’s enemies; trying to understand and, insofar as psychologically possible, empathize with their perspective and point of view,’ she said.’
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