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Is 'Save Darfur' a scam?

Some reasons for why it may be:
  • It wouldn't be the first Big Lie our government and media elite told us to justify a war.
  • It wouldn't even be the first time the U.S. government and media elite employed "genocide prevention" as a rationale for military intervention in an oil-rich region.
  • If stopping genocide in Africa really was on the agenda, why the focus on Sudan with 200,000 to 400,000 dead rather than Congo with five million dead?
  • It's all about Sudanese oil
  • It's all about Sudanese uranium, gum arabic and other natural resources
  • It's all about Sudan's strategic location
  • The backers and founders of the "Save Darfur" movement are the well-connected and well-funded U.S. foreign policy elite
  • None of the funds raised by the "Save Darfur Coalition", the flagship of the "Save Darfur Movement" go to help needy Africans on the ground in Darfur, according to stories in both the Washington Post and the New York Times
  • "Save Darfur" partisans in the U.S. are not interested in political negotiations to end the conflict in Darfur
  • Blackwater and other U.S. mercenary contractors, the unofficial armed wings of the Republican party and the Pentagon are eagerly pitching their services as part of the solution to the Darfur crisis

Full article at Alternet.