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Keith Richburg, Washington Post Bureau Chief, Beijing

… What we saw in those cases were U.S. officials [that] were reluctant to admit what we all knew was happening, because to admit that would then trigger our response. And so they were so reluctant to intervene that we danced around using the words that we knew would trigger that response. We would not want to call it genocide in Darfur as well as in Rwanda…” — On the question of the US role in preventing humanitarian crises Full Interview

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