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Sudan's Prospects for Reform

Daniel Wagner | Posted 05.21.2016 | Home
Daniel Wagner

In spite of declarations to pursue reform following South Sudan's secession from Sudan in 2011, the political landscape in Sudan has remained bleak, with the government of Omar al-Bashir continuing to repress the country's marginalized populations.

In Darfur: The Rape of Halima

Eric Reeves | Posted 02.02.2015 | Home
Eric Reeves

As the violence in Darfur accelerated through 2004 and beyond, it became increasingly clear that twelve-year-old girls, indeed all girls and women, were being targeted by the Arab militia forces of the Khartoum regime--the Janjaweed--as a deliberate tactic in a genocidal counter-insurgency campaign.

Why Wildlife Trafficking Is a Human Problem of Global Concern

Susan Lieberman, Ph.D | Posted 11.27.2014 | Green
Susan Lieberman, Ph.D

The soaring demand for products derived from wildlife has pushed several iconic species --including elephants, rhinos, and tigers, as well as many lesser known species -- toward the precipice of extinction. This is a global crisis for both wildlife and people, particularly local communities.

The Central African Republic: The Emerging Pakistan of Africa

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.21.2013 | Home
Daniel Wagner

The crisis in the Central African Republic (CAR) has deteriorated in recent months with worsening humanitarian conditions, lawlessness and violence between the Christian and Muslim communities.

Myths and Reality in Darfur

Rob Crilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Crilly

There is still plenty of guff being written about Sudan and Darfur. Some of this misinformation is simply the result of ignorance; however, there are many campaigners that should know better.

Dealing with Failed and Failing States

Rob Crilly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Rob Crilly

Fragile states move in and out of world attention - forgotten and neglected until an al Qaeda operative emerges from a training camp or a natural disa...

U.S. Envoy Faces Heat In Darfur

washingtonpost.com | Colum Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

NEW YORK, Aug. 5 -- The Obama administration's Sudan envoy is facing growing resistance to a suggestion he made recently to civilians displaced from D...

Pretzel Logic

John Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
John Norris

Former Special Envoy to Sudan, Andrew Natsios, criticizing Obama's approach to Sudan, is akin to Rumsfeld coming out of retirement complaining that the administration is handling Iraq poorly.