Thursday, June 09, 2005

Where is the Human Rights argument when it comes to Sudan?

Last night, Colin Powell appeared on the Daily Show, and reiterated the argument that the Iraq War was, at least in part, due to breaches of UN resolutions by Sadam Hussein on the human rights front. But where is that policy of unilateral policing when it comes to the ongoing torture and genocide in the Sudan? How can the US claim any moral authority in the face of such glaring inconsistencies?