Nothing could more clearly demonstrate the toothless nature of the
United Nations (UN) than its ineffectual posturing over the humanitarian
crisis in the Darfur region of Western Sudan.
Once again, our TV screens are filled with images of destitute African
villagers, emaciated with starvation, their faces contorted with grief
The crisis gripping Darfur, in western Sudan, has been prominently in
the news for weeks now.