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It seems the World Food Program’s Humanitarian Air Service needs to cut relief activities in Sudan thanks to countries being unwilling to pony up the $77 million that’s needed.

I expect, naturally, that every conservative and liberal hawk writer who’s penned dozens of articles bemoaning the fact that the UN has stopped unilateral militarism from rescuing Darfur will also speak out against this. After all, it’s not like this is a group of people who just likes macho posturing and is only interested in helping other people when the method of helping them is killing someone. Not like that at all. Doubtless all the folks who editorialized in favor of an invasion of Burma just haven’t spoken out about this helicopter problem yet because they’re too busy. Or maybe they have a principled objection to cost-effective, logistically feasible methods of humanitarianism.

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