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Condoleezza Rice Threatens Sudan

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Posted on Sep 23, 2006
Condoleeza Rice

While speaking about the Darfur crisis at the United Nations, the secretary of state warned the Sudanese government that “other measures” were available, should it continue to block a U.N. peacekeeping proposal.  Such measures are unlikely to include force, so long as the U.S. maintains troop levels in Iraq and Afghanistan while flirting with an invasion of Iran.


The African Union, whose 7,000 soldiers correspondents say are ill-equipped and underfunded, voted this week to extend its mandate, due to run out at the end of the September, for a further three months.

Foreign ministers of the Security Council and representatives of ten other nations agreed to step up pressure on Sudan to accept a UN force by January.

However, Ms Rice did not rule out other options.

“No one intends to appease the government of Sudan. We intend to act,” she said, adding, “There are measures at the disposal of the international community should we not be able to get the agreement of Sudan.”


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By Barry, September 25, 2006 at 2:11 am Link to this comment
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So when the U.S. can use it’s power to help people you babies STILL whine?

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By R. A. Earl, September 23, 2006 at 5:37 pm Link to this comment
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Look deep into her eyes.

My reading is that she’s as ready, willing and able to “put out a contract” as any Mafia boss in history.

She’s a killer. I wouldn’t trust her for a moment.

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By Crystal, September 23, 2006 at 12:52 pm Link to this comment
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Sure! Make this delicate situation more complicated. She lacks any kind of compassion or motherly instinct. Sad. She’s just a woman with a big authoritarian phallus.

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By Fadel Abdallah, September 23, 2006 at 11:54 am Link to this comment
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In fact, Condi’s threat to Sudan seems a little more subtle and less savage than the one received by Pakistan on the wake of 9 /11. Then, Musharaf was told, “if you don’t do what we dictate to you, we will reduce Pakistan to the stone age.” These are the words uttered by Musharraf himself during a recent interview with a major news network, and it was reported briefly, and only once, by Public Radio. But I bit you you’ll not hear about it again, because the police state of Bush had already decided to censor it.
Note that all the countries that are occupied and continue to receive American barbaric threats are Muslim countries, and some Americans wonder, “Why do they hate us too much?” What about the human concept of reciprocity?! The fact that the 1.3 billion Muslims of the world are not declaring an open war on the U.S. is in itself either a testimony that they are coward or hepless, or that the majority of Muslims are too peaceful.

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By harald hardrada, September 23, 2006 at 8:39 am Link to this comment
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this woman threatens everybody in sight—it’s her way of dealing with reality

she fits right in with team bush

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