According to the UNHCR, Pakistan is facing the worst kind of human crises of its 62 years history due to growing extremism and military operation in the northern region - Malakand Division. This is the biggest displacement in last 15 years (after Rwanda) in the world.
Time magazine honored George Clooney yesterday as one of its 100 Most Influential People in 2009 for his activism around the crisis in Darfur. George has been a great friend of ONE, and working with the organization he cofounded, Not on our Watch, he has been an influential player in the fight to focus attention on the humanitarian crisis in Darfur — and on the responsibility of the US government and other world leaders to do something about it.
Am asking people I respect a tremendous amount to weigh in on some of the more contentious humanitarian issues, everything from the costs and benefits of advocacy to the question of neutrality and legitimacy.