Thursday, April 02, 2009

The Arab League Summit

Arab Leaders get behind Sudanese President

About this News Video: The Arab League Summit has often served to highlight the deep divisions between its members… But Arab leaders meeting in Qatar were able to agree on their support for Omar al-Bashir, the Sudanese leader wanted for war crimes in the western Darfur region… Al Jazeera's Amr El-Khaky reports from Doha.
Video Post Date March 30, 2009
News Video posted on YouTube by AlJazeeraEnglish

> has this take on the Arab League Summit… The yearly gathering of Arab leaders which took place this week in Doha was supposed to be a summit of reconciliation; instead it laid bare the depth of the chasm in the Arab world, which was revealed in all its helplessness… Scheduled to run for two days - March 30 and 31 - it closed its doors at the end of the first day… It had become clear to the participants that they were going nowhere: so profound were the differences of opinion that there was no point of going on and no hope of reaching a consensus…
Read the full report at link below…
Analysis: Arab summit in Qatar - a demonstration of weakness

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