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But now-thanks to a carefully documented report by Ken Silverstein in the April 29 Los Angeles Times, which has had far too little follow-up by the media-it is clear that the CIA, with the blessings of the Bush administration, is closely connected to the horrifying government of Lieutenant General Omar Hassan Ahmed Bashir, the head perpetrator of the ongoing genocide in Darfur: over 400,000 black Africans dead, with some 500 more dying every day, and more than two million, many in peril of starvation, turned into refugees as their homes and villages are destroyed....
In his April 17 column, Kristof wrote: "President Bush seems paralyzed in the face of the slaughter. He has done a fine job of providing humanitarian relief, but he has refused [for months now] to confront Sudan forcefully or raise the issue himself before the world."
In his May 3 column, Kristof-who has made repeated trips to Darfur, at some risk-added: "Incredibly, the Bush administration is fighting to kill the Darfur Accountability Act, which would be the most forceful step the U.S. has taken so far against genocide."
The bill, passed by the Senate, "calls for such steps as freezing assets of the genocide's leaders and imposing an internationally backed no-fly zone to stop Sudan's army from strafing villages." (That bill has now been killed.) ...
unmistakable evidence that Sudan's equivalent of the CIA, the Mukhabarat, is indeed providing the CIA with exceptionally valuable information on terrorists' organizing, and their planned actions, against the United States. Can the Bush administration make a reasonable survival argument that for America's self-defense, it has no choice but to continue its "fruitful relationship" with this ruthless force of evil-even if more white-robed children, like those outside the school in Um Seifa, are raped and murdered?
Originally posted by XphilesPhan
And who's fault is that? The US i suppose right.
People are dying and we are writing checks to these murderers. The Bush regime killed a bill that could have ended this hypocrisy and sent some real relief efforts to Darfour.
Originally posted by XphilesPhan
And who's fault is that? The US i suppose right. you know i here a lot of slander from other countries, why are they not contributing to help those people. It's a common them with liberals, we have lots of money but let us tell you how to spend yours!
Originally posted by The Vagabond
"Sorry chap, Great Britain can only do so much at once... we're busy helping the yanks... do whatever it is we're doing in Iraq."
"The Comra... um I mean President Putin says we cannot spare any arms for you right now; we're selling them all to belligerent Muslim nations. Come to think of it, I think I recognize those rifles the Sudanese militias are carrying... *awkward silence*... I think I'll be going now."
"The People's Republic of China only has this big military to scare the pants off of the West. We don't do peace keeping."
Sudan's Mukhabarat, its version of the CIA, has detained Al Qaeda suspects for interrogation by U.S. agents.
• The Sudanese intelligence agency has seized and turned over to the FBI evidence recovered in raids on suspected terrorists' homes, including fake passports.
• Sudan has expelled extremists, putting them into the hands of Arab intelligence agencies working closely with the CIA.
• The regime is credited with foiling attacks against American targets by, among other things, detaining foreign militants moving through Sudan on their way to join forces with Iraqi insurgents.
Originally posted by Nygdan
These are the questions people should be having a 'national' discussion about. But it looks like the general public would rather freak out about illegal aliens.