Saturday, February 25, 2006

Many lives at stake


Our position: NATO forces are needed in Darfur now to try to stop the genocide.

At least 200,000 men, women and children have died in the Darfur region of Sudan in the past three years, the victims of what the United States has rightly labeled genocide. The toll will keep climbing if the world does not do more to stop the carnage.

It was heartening that President George W. Bush, in a recent visit to Central Florida, called for more international action in Darfur, and for NATO to take a leading role.

Sudan's government has responded ruthlessly to a rebellion in Darfur, backing Arab militias that have burned, raped and killed their way through villages in the region. More than 2 million people have been driven from their homes. For the full story click here >>>

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