Argument: Foreign intervention in Sudan would violate Sudanese sovereignty
- David L. Englin. "Plan of Action: What would military intervention in Darfur look like? You might be surprised". The New Republic Online, Aug. 6, 2004 - "While an intervention force establishing no-fly zones in the air, safe zones on the ground, and secure transit routes for aid shipments might take care of the immediate problem, each of these alone constitutes a serious violation of Sudanese sovereignty, and together they amount to a full-on invasion of western Sudan."
- Joschka Fischer. Former German foreign minister and vice chancellor from 1998 to 2005. "The EU must act in Darfur. Targeted sanctions would be a real step towards stopping the killing." April 19th, 2007 - "...military intervention in Darfur without the Sudanese government's consent is not an option today..."