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A compilation of recent remarks made at Amherst. “Many Americans look at some miserable dictator and the first question is: Well, how can we get rid of this guy? That should be your second question. Your first question is: Why is that guy there?”Christopher R. Hill, assistant secretary of state in the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs In a speech titled, “The Ethics of Diplomacy: Conscience and Pragmatism in Foreign Affairs” Jan. 30, 2008, Johnson Chapel