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Why Did the US Oppose a UN Resolution on Rape as a Weapon of War?

Warfare is a nasty business. Too often, it’s not just the uniformed troops killing and maiming each other, but the civilians caught in the middle as well. Tragically, it is often women who bear a major brunt of this, in the form of sexual violence. Though not a new tool employed in war, rape as a weapon is finally getting the international recognition it deserves.