Global Thinkers: Understanding Genocide’s Perpetrators

From Indonesia to Syria, just how different are victims from victimizers?


Welcome to the Global Thinkers Podcast: 2013 Global Thinker and documentary filmmaker Joshua Oppenheimer and author David Rieff discuss whether society is desensitized to the realities of genocide and why it’s important to examine — even empathize with — those who have committed mass violence. FP Story Editor Amanda Silverman hosts.


Amanda Silverman is a story editor, print, for Foreign Policy. Before joining FP, she was an editor at The New Republic, where she worked on special projects and managed the print magazine. Amanda also spent two years at the political polling and consulting firm Benenson Strategy Group. She holds a degree in English and history from Georgetown University. @apsilverman

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