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Friday, February 19, 2016

"Mitlaufer" - The World's Collective Shame regarding Syria

The “dimensions of shame” awaiting the perpetrators and bystanders to the crimes of the Syrian war are as yet unknown, but they will be ample. German has a better word than bystander for those — always the majority — who make their accommodations with evil. That word is “mitläufer” — roughly “fellow traveler.”




http://www.nytimes.com/2016/02/19/opinion/one-mans-syrian-resistance.html?module=notification&version=NotificationPanel&region=TopBar&action=click&eventName=click&contentCollection=column.roger-cohen&contentPlacement=3&pgtype=article