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Albright urges Obama to create ‘genocide alert system’

By David Edwards
Tuesday, December 9, 2008 11:08 EDT
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Madeline Albright is part of a genocide prevention task force which is urging Barack Obama to create an interagency group to prevent genocide before it starts. The new group would meet on a regular basis to analyze threats and then take action.

“A lot of it has to do with knowing what the patterns are and trying to prevent genocide because once it starts it’s very hard to stop,” Albright told CNN’s Kiran Chetry.

Albright is looking to Obama’s administration for action. “The bottom line that we call on is leadership and presidential leadership is important.”

The International Herald Tribune has more details here.

This video is from CNN’s American Morning, broadcast Dec. 9, 2008.

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David Edwards
David Edwards
David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
 
 
 
 
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