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Comprehensive Peace Agreement

Defying the Rules of Conflict Resolution

Alon Ben-Meir | Posted 08.13.2011 | World
Alon Ben-Meir

Without leadership to act in recognition of the danger the current stalemate poses, Israelis and Palestinians will continue blindly prolonging a conflict that appears manageable yet dangerously simmering.

Sudan: A Tragedy Anyway You 'Cut' It

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

The international dimension of secession carries with it many unanswered questions.

Racial Component of Conflict in Sudan: "To Them, a Black Person ... is an 'Abid,' which is a Slave;" Human Rights Groups in Sudan Free Slaves

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Fighting in Southern Sudan's disputed Abyei region claimed the lives of more than 30 people over the weekend, but voting that will allow the country's...

Ex-Slave and Human Rights Activist: President Obama, Do Not Let Ticking Time Bomb Go Off

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Today human rights activist and escaped slave Simon Deng finished an historic barefoot walk to each of the 535 offices of the U.S. Congress in an ap...

The Original Darfur

Heather Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Heather Robinson

Escaped slave and human rights champion Simon Deng arrived in Washington leading a group of determined activists to raise awareness about a planned referendum to grant independence to South Sudan.

Sudan365: Musicians Team Up To Promote Sudanese Peace

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

The UK-based movement Sudan365: Beat For Peace gathered thousands of activists on Saturday to promote lasting peace in Sudan. The event was held on Ja...

Sudan: Work for the Best, Plan for the Worst

Jennifer Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jennifer Smith

The escalation of violence in south Sudan should serve as a wake-up call at this critical point in time. With one year left to go before a referendum on southern independence in 2011, the outlook is grim.

Sudan Now

John Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Norris

There has never been a more critical time in Sudan's history, nor a more acute opportunity for the U.S. to lead a bolder path forward, than right now.

A Sudan Policy Review with Life or Death Implications

John Prendergast | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
John Prendergast

By John Prendergast The Obama administration is in the midst of a contentious review of its Sudan policy, which was the subject of three hearings on ...

In Search of Peace

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jerry Fowler

This week begins a crucial chapter in furthering a necessary response to the genocide in Darfur.

Abyei: A Harbinger for Sudan

Colin Thomas-Jensen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Colin Thomas-Jensen

As with other conflicts inside Sudan, the ongoing, violent tug of war over Abyei -- an oil rich territory straddling the north-south border -- has both local and national dimensions.

Maintaining the Peace we Have in Sudan

Amb. John Danforth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. John Danforth

The Comprehensive Peace Agreement, signed by the Sudanese government in 2005, could well collapse this year, restarting an old war and perhaps aggravating the ongoing war in Darfur.