Genocide in Darfur

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“Genocide in Darfur”

Why should the United States have to be the country that has to help save everyone? The genocide in Darfur, a region in Sudan, has been happening since 2003 and not much attention or effort has been put on the crisis. It has been stated that the Arabs in Darfur think that they are the only good race and are murdering everyone else. The United States is the main leader in giving the Darfurians the aid and support they need. Although the United States has not yet given military aid many Americans are in favor of doing so. Yet there are others who oppose this issue and think that America should stop trying to save everyone and worry about our own problems. The United States should not give aid or military support to help stop the crisis in Darfur.

The United States should help aid in the genocide in Darfur, because it is inhumane for many innocent people to be murdered. Over two hundred thousand Darfurians have been killed and more than two million have been displaced. People should not be murdered just because of their race or what they look like. “The reason the United States must act to stop the genocide is because, as Martin Luther King said, “Man’s inhumanity to man is not only perpetuated by the vitriolic action of those who are bad, it is also perpetuated by the vitiating inaction of those who are good.(Allott)” When the Nazi’s were killing the Jews we did not just let them keep going on a mass killing spree. America made it their goal to stop the Nazi’s from murdering any more Jewish people. This is the only reason that American should get involved in the crisis in Darfur. The United States already has a full plate to handle and does not need any extra problems.

America does not need to aid in the crisis in Darfur because we need to start worrying about our own problems instead of other countries issues. The United States has an enormous homeless population that our country should be more focused on. “The National Law Center on...
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