Dallaire Says Canada Can Send 1,500 Troops to Darfur

Brian Adeba
Published: Wednesday, 05/10/2006 12:00 am EDT

In light of a peace deal signed between the main rebel faction in Darfur and the Sudanese government, Canadian Liberal Senator Roméo Dallaire offers his thoughts on the prospects of peace in the troubled region, Canada's diminishing role in peacekeeping and the prospects of reviving an advisory body for Darfur, which the new Tory government dissolved. Now retired, Lt. Gen. Dallaire was the commander of the ill-fated UN force during the Rwandan genocide. Embassy spoke with Sen. Dallaire yesterday. The following is an edited transcript of that conversation.

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