It was the first such declaration by a member of the Bush administration and could put pressure on the government in Khartoum to resolve the 18-month crisis that has left 30,000 people dead and 1.4 million more homeless. Should the United Nations echo Mr. Powell's declaration, member states would be obligated to intervene under a 1948 genocide convention.While the situation is different than what happened in Rwanda, let's stop this before it gets any further out of hand.
Friday, September 10, 2004
Belated congratulations to Secretary Powell and the Bush administration for being willing to admit the extent of atrocities in Sudan. It takes courage to say the G-word.