Sunday, November 23, 2008

"Obama's Opportunity to Help Africa" By George Clooney

Good op-ed by George Clooney and David Pressman, who are co-founders of the international advocacy organization Not On Our Watch. Also by John Prendergast who co-chairs the Enough Project (

I was wondering if they asking for military intervention in the end? Economic sanctions rarely work. Take Iraq during the Clinton years, where more than twice as many Iraqis died than the Bush years and over 560,000 deaths were children under 5 years of age (UN report) due to sanctions.

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