Darfur for Dummies (Care of UCLA's Sondra Hale)
My latest at the Campus Watch blog:
In an article that came out earlier this week titled, "UCLA's Politicized Middle East Studies Professors," Campus Watch shed light on anthropology and women's studies professor Sondra Hale.Continue reading "Darfur for Dummies (Care of UCLA's Sondra Hale)"
Hale was interviewed by UCLA Today in April, 2006 about the ongoing campaign of violence in Darfur many experts have labeled genocide and, in the process, provided further evidence of her propensity for politics over scholarship. At question was the nature of the conflict itself, which, by all objective accounts, consists of government-backed Islamist Arab militias known as the Janjaweed systematically targeting Western Sudan's black population (Christian, Animist, and Muslim, alike) for systematic massacre, slavery, rape, and subjugation.