International Crisis Group stands by its irresponsible analysis - Dave Mozersky is ICG's Sudan researcher
The International Crisis Group 'Policy Briefing' on Darfur contains some serious errors of fact and interpretation, which are extremely unhelpful to the process of implementation," the AU said in a seven-page reply, seen by Reuters on Monday.[Who do these foreign armchair critics think they are, undermining fragile peace talks and ceasefire agreements?]
ICG said it stood by its analysis:
"The security situation continues to be extremely worrisome," said Dave Mozersky, ICG's Sudan researcher.
"Implementation of the (deal) is likely to be challenged by a combination of government unwillingness, rebel divisions and unwillingness of the international community to stand up for a sufficiently robust peacekeeping force," he added.
Jun 25 2006 AU reacts to ICG report on Darfur peace deal - Bravo to the African Union for its speedy response to serious misinformation published by International Crisis Group; More meddlesome armchair critics
Jun 25 2006 What matters is what the majority of Sudanese think the UN's intentions are - so far they all believe the UN's intentions are sinister - Why spread and market such garbage? This isn't helpful. In order to solve a problem, one must understand it well first. Such distorted information only adds to the problem.
Jun 26 2006 United Nations Sudan Situation Report 24 - 25 Jun 2006