Darfur Crisis Debated in Washington's Halls of Power This week, President Bush threatened sanctions against Sudan to pressure the country into allowing a robust international peacekeeping force in Darfur. Activists say America's threats sound empty four years into the conflict.
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Darfur Crisis Debated in Washington's Halls of Power

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Darfur Crisis Debated in Washington's Halls of Power

Darfur Crisis Debated in Washington's Halls of Power

Darfur Crisis Debated in Washington's Halls of Power

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This week, President Bush threatened sanctions against Sudan to pressure the country into allowing a robust international peacekeeping force in Darfur.

The goal is to protect millions of people forced from their homes by government-backed militias. The United States has labeled the conflict a genocide.

Activists say America's threats sound empty four years into the conflict. They are turning their attention to countries with more leverage in Sudan.