Tuesday, October 03, 2006

Saving Darfur with force

There's only one language Khartoum understands and that is the credible threat of force, write a trio of U.S. foreign policy experts in a commentary for The Washington Post.
Susan Rice of the Brookings Institution, former U.S. national security adviser Anthony Lake and Democratic representative Donald Payne urge military action against Khartoum if Sudan fails to allow the deployment of U.N. peacekeepers. If Washington doesn't secure U.N. support for this action, it should act alone, just as it did in Kosovo in 1999, they say.

"Will we use force to save Africans in Darfur as we did to save Europeans in Kosovo?" Rice, Lake and Payne ask. Read more >>>

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