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Arming the Butchers of Darfur

10:41 AM, Jun 23, 2006 • By DANIEL MCKIVERGAN
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Beijing's been no help on North Korea, coddles Iran and showers the dictatorship in Khartoum with arms that end up in the hands of the killers in Darfur. No doubt China has been a good place to do business but, so far, there's little evidence that it has changed the character of the regime for the better. The long-term bet is that it will. Let's hope.