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Sudan Angered by U.S. Accusations of Genocide

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Sudan Angered by U.S. Accusations of Genocide

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Secretary of State Colin Powell holds up a report documenting atrocities in Darfur while testifying before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Sept. 9, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Sudan's foreign minister says the Bush administration's decision to call the conflict in Sudan's Darfur region "genocide" is a political calculation aimed at winning black votes. Sudan has rejected international peacekeepers to monitor the Darfur crisis. Hear NPR's Jason Beaubien.