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Give Reality a Chance

When I opened The Washington Times on Tuesday and saw an Op-Ed column by Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani, a key adviser to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, under the headline "Give peace a chance," I could only assume that April Fools' Day had arrived very late this year. Dr. Ghazi conveniently omitted a few key points that your readers should appreciate. His boss, Mr. Bashir, is wanted on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes, with a possible charge of genocide soon to follow.

When I opened The Washington Times on Tuesday and saw an Op-Ed column by Dr. Ghazi Salahuddin Atabani, a key adviser to Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, under the headline "Give peace a chance," I could only assume that April Fools’ Day had arrived very late this year. Dr. Ghazi conveniently omitted a few key points that your readers should appreciate. His boss, Mr. Bashir, is wanted on charges of crimes against humanity and war crimes, with a possible charge of genocide soon to follow.

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John Norris

Senior Fellow; Executive Director, Sustainable Security and Peacebuilding Initiative

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