Depending on your perspective, manipulating language can be clever or duplicitous. Either way, the practice is meant to take advantage of someone else. At the United Nations, the leaders that construct the documents that emerge from UN meetings have become expert at manipulating language. There are two, related, reasons for this: to reach consensus and to introduce concepts that are controversial. Here is their latest controversial topic.
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