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By Jina Moore / Correspondent / January 30, 2010
Zuluyee, Liberia; and Kailahun, Sierra Leone
The specialists know the warning signs. Analysts and scientists and field officers and academics spend years writing white papers, issuing reports and holding conferences, trying to provoke interest in issues that often seem arcane.
By Edward Girardet
Peacekeeping tops the agenda of the largest-ever gathering of world leaders.
This week, 10 African leaders and the Security Council consider a Congo peacekeeping mission.
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright today begins 10-day tour - her third trip to Africa.
By M. Shane Smith
From Sierra Leone to Rwanda to Kosovo - and now East Timor - innocent civilians are being targeted for systematic displacement, rape, torture, and murder. And, as usual, the world helplessly looks on. Only after a humanitarian crisis or genocide has ravaged an entire population does the international community respond.
Much has been said about the disparity in the world's response to the crisis in Kosovo and to equally desperate situations in other regions, particularly in Africa.
War-crimes sleuths due in Kosovo today. UN aid rolled yesterday. Don't expect blue helmets of peacekeepers.