But the summit is in danger of dying on arrival. For all its claimed good purposes, the gathering is taking place under raging flames from those who call the concept very naive, preaching, even risky, partly because of the biased, invitation-only format. NS White House guest list Ignoring countries like Bolivia and Sierra Leone, while welcoming others like Iraq and Pakistan with far worse records, leaves the administration vulnerable to criticism that it judges entry based on strategic interests. American strategy rather than a commitment to democratic principles. Critics also argue that the exclusive entry policy would make the United States, a country, in an age of voting restrictions and Republican Trump, is a house with a lot of glass.
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