Apr 19 2009

Mamdani on Darfur: a welcome opening

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Mahmood Mamdani, the great Africanist, has stirred up fresh debate over the uses and abuses of the human tragedy in Sudan’s Darfur region with his new book, Saviors and Survivors. Since I have criticized humanitarian do-gooders over the years for their mistakes and mis-apprehensions in representing African affairs, I’ve predisposed to give Mamdani a fair hearing. But I do part ways with him, as I explained today on the valuable blog, Making Sense of Darfur.

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