Monday, July 30, 2007

Darfur Heroics: Khalilzad, Kuschner, Zarkozy

UK and France modify UN text on new Darfur forceReuters.uk, UK - 1 hour agoParts of the resolution are under Chapter 7 of the UN Charter, which makes it mandatory. It would allow the mission "to use necessary means," a euphemism for a use of force, "as it deems within its capabilities.

1 comment:

Lars H. F. said...

This development encourages some hope for Darfur. What can be done in the meantime is illustrated in today's article on the Atlantic Community:

Ariella Bl├Ątter explains how Amnesty International uses satellite technology to monitor the most vulnerable areas until the UN-AU mission starts. Maybe you would like to share your expertise with our readers? Check out the article here:

Amnesty Prevents Darfur Violence When Governments Can't