"The present Western
policy of playing down genocide and hoping it will peter out has
proved to be bankrupt practically as well as morally.
Granted, there are no
neat solutions in Darfur. But ignoring brutality has only magnified
it, and it's just shameful to pretend not to notice
the terrified villagers
here, huddling with their children each night and wondering when
they are going to be massacred."
the Chad-Sudan border
The New York Times
Steidle,a former U.S. Marine, recently returned from working with
with the African Union monitoring team in Darfur.
are on this
Warning: they are graphic.