From today's NYT:
"“Military officers are realists,” said Andrew Natsios, an envoy to Sudan during the Bush administration. General Gration “didn’t come to this crisis with the emotional baggage of so many people whose education about Darfur comes from the activists, or the media,” he said. “He’s not on some holy crusade.”"
Natsios. Him again? The guy who said reconstruction of Iraq would be $2 billion tops? Loyal Bushie? The guy who waits until after 100,000 people have died to criticise the way Iraq policy was going? He's qualified to distinguish realists from holy crusaders?
What do (cutting-edge, leading, academic) development economists do? - Apparently not what developing country policy-makers want to know about. Jeffrey Hammer has a fairly damning report from the recent IGC conference in Lahor...