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Will the International Community Act in Darfur?

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Will the International Community Act in Darfur?

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Will the International Community Act in Darfur?

Will the International Community Act in Darfur?

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It has been three years since the escalation of the conflict in Darfur, which the United Nations has labeled the world's greatest humanitarian crisis. Guests discuss whether it's time to get tough with the Sudanese government, or whether the international community should continue to negotiate.

Guests:

Susan Rice, assistant secretary of State for African Affairs (1997-2001); special assistant to the president and senior director for African affairs (1995-1997); now a senior fellow in the Foreign Policy Program at the Brookings Institution

Eric Posner, professor of law at the University of Chicago and author of several books including The Limits of International Law