China's Crude Conscience

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Author(s) Ronan Farrow
Source The Wall Street Journal
Date August 10, 2006
Quotes-start.png "The bullet that shattered Mr. Adam's leg and the gun that fired it were almost certainly manufactured in China. The militiaman who pulled the trigger was likely compensated with revenues from Chinese oil purchases, which fund a majority of Khartoum's military actions. And the reason no help has come to Darfur is, in large part, because China has blocked every attempt to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping force." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position China should pressure the Sudan to end the conflict on the topic Darfur conflict.