UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Aid groups urged the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday to set a 30-day deadline for Sudan to stop obstructing the planned January 1 deployment of U.N.-African Union peacekeepers to Darfur or face sanctions.
"The new hybrid peacekeeping force for Darfur is being set up to fail," said a statement from 35 aid groups.
The U.N. had nothing but good things to say about UNAMID, making it sound like a surefire way to quell the violence in Darfur. Well, the proper attitude towards any idea is a skeptical one. UNAMID will be worlds better than the AU force currently down there. Let's just hope the Sudanese government takes some action to help...oh, I don't know...STOP THE VIOLENCE.