July 5, 2004

DARFUR UPDATE: “This being the U.N., the resolution was toothless. Permanent members China and France are worried about jeopardizing their business interests in Sudan. Pakistan and Algeria, which hold temporary seats, refuse to impose sanctions on a fellow Muslim nation even as it is engaged in the mass killing of Muslims. Rather, the event that finally caught the attention of the government in Khartoum was the Bush Administration’s threat last month to impose serious sanctions on Sudan and refuse visas to Sudanese officials. . . . It is fashionable these days to express distaste for American ‘unilateralism’ and ‘hegemony.’ The unfolding catastrophe in Darfur offers a chilling view of what the alternative really looks like.”

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