Fast Track UN's Mission To Sudan

Keith Martin
Published: Wednesday, 04/05/2006 12:00 am EDT

This week is "Save Darfur Week." Across the globe, a cri du coeur is being sent from civil society to world leaders to stop the genocide in this forlorn part of Africa. Despite 200,000 people murdered, two million rendered homeless, countless others tortured and raped, and a piece of Sudan the size of France laid to waste, the world body continues to follow a doomed course of action. Individual nations and multilateral organizations have engaged in fruitless negotiations with the Sudanese government to stop the killing. The problem is that international diplomats play by the rules, while the thuggish Sudanese government does not.

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