Sunday, April 30, 2006
REALITIES OF WAR - Far from becoming more peaceful, the world grows more violent -- since WWII each of 10 conflicts has killed more than one million p
When he first came into office, George W. Bush showed a clear preference for acting to stop genocide. After he was briefed in some detail on how the debacle in Rwanda happened in 1994, and why the United States did nothing to stop it, his response was, 'Not on my watch.' Well, the sad news is that the Congo War became a catastrophic conflict and genocide began to unfold in Darfur on this president's watch -- while he was adding two wars of his own (in Afghanistan and Iraq) to the list of those already under way around the world.