Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide

In the American Prospect Kyle Matyla takes a look at Darfur: The Ambiguous Genocide by Gérard Prunier, a French academic. It’s the first book on the ongoing genocide in Darfur. The review serves as a good summary of the conflict, whose complexity has too often served as a barrier for action. (To read what some students have accomplished, check out this Mother Jones interview with Darfur activist Nate Wright.) The world has a duty to read up—and act up—before even more die.


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