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Entries by Kimberly Abbott from 06/2011

The Struggle for Abyei (AUDIO)

| Posted 06.02.2011 | World

The northern Sudanese army has occupied Abyei, a disputed territory that sits on the north-south Sudanese border, forcing thousands of residents to flee, increasing antagonism between North and South, and risking renewed conflict.

Somalia's Power Struggle (AUDIO)

| Posted 06.27.2011 | World

Somalia may be at a turning point for the better. In recent months, the central government has made significant advances against al-Shabab. Little by little, government and aligned forces are expanding the territory under the TFG's control.

Afghanistan: The Spreading Insurgency (AUDIO)

| Posted 06.30.2011 | World

The government's impotence and the staggering insecurity in Afghanistan have left officials with much to gain from partnering with insurgents. I spoke with Crisis Group's Senior Analyst for Afghanistan about the insurgent threat.