Thursday, April 13, 2006

While Darfur burns

It is enormously distressing to watch the sausage-making that passes for the world's attempt to do something about the carnage in Darfur.
The United Nations is still dawdling over plans to replace the African Union force currently there with a well-armed UN peacekeeping force. An attempt last week by the United Nations' top official on humanitarian issues, Jan Egeland, to visit Darfur was rebuffed by the Sudanese government. The full story >>>

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