Thursday, August 03, 2006

Darfur: the Edge of the Abyss


Every morning, checking the news from Darfur, I see the utter helplessness and hopelessness of the people in that ravaged part of Sudan. While the world is otherwise occupied: "Darfur Violence Worsens After Peace Deal." "(Darfur) Is Most Dangerous Place in the World for Children." "Escalating Tribal Tensions (among rebels) Fuel New Darfur Attacks."

My own feeling of uselessness after writing so many columns about the mass murders and rapes by the Sudan government's enablers of genocide, the Janjaweed, brings me back to my childhood -- listening on the radio continually to CBS's William Shirer from Hitler's Berlin. Read more >>>

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