iOS app Android app

Obama Darfur

The Stain on Obama's Soul

Mia Farrow | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Mia Farrow

There was a time when Mr. Obama expressed outrage over the mass murder and aerial bombardment of civilians in the Darfur region of western Sudan. Now President Obama has joined that silence.

Hope Fades in Darfur as the US Lets Omar al-Bashir Escape Justice

Mia Farrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mia Farrow

In their darkest hours and through losses too grievous to fathom, the world has repeatedly abandoned the people of Darfur. It is past time for us to step up and accept our moral obligation to protect a defenseless people.

Dumb Luck and a Call to Action

Lora Somoza | Posted 10.14.2009 | Impact
Lora Somoza

Deemed the world's worst humanitarian crisis, the suffering in Darfur has not yet come to an end. We can help make that end possible.

U.S. Envoy's Outreach To Sudan Is Criticized As Naive | Stephanie McCrummen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

EL FASHER, Sudan -- The volatility of this East African nation -- from the Darfur conflict to the threat of renewed civil war in the south -- is becom...

U.S. Envoy Faces Heat In Darfur | Colum Lynch | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

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...

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.

Time for the Save Darfur Movement to Declare Victory

Mark Leon Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Mark Leon Goldberg

If the Obama administration doesn't provide a clear roadmap for how to handle the dissolution of Sudan, disaster may ensue.

Darfur Makes Omar al-Bashir Obama's Most Dangerous African Foe

US News and World Report | William J. Dobson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Presidents don't get to choose their first foreign policy crisis. It usually chooses them. For President Clinton, it was the killing of 18 U.S. soldie...

Need Another 100 Days To Grade Obama's Foreign Policy

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lionel Beehner

Obama has had a remarkably productive first 100 days on the foreign policy front. It's hard not to like what I see. But let me try.

Republican Rep. To Obama: Appoint Frist Special Envoy To Darfur

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican congressman urged the Obama administration Wednesday to not delay in appointing a special envoy for Sudan and floated the name of former ...

Darfur Is An "Ongoing Genocide:" Susan Rice

UN Dispatch | Mark Leon Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

I, for one, look forward to a new day in America's approach to the Darfur crisis. I'm encouraged by the fact that [Susan] Rice so clearly stated that ...

Obama's Africa Policy Examined

Council on Foreign Relations | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Shortly after Barack Obama's election, South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper ran a special issue depicting the president-elect as a superhero (Atla...

Obama's Team Expected To Advocate Tough Response To Genocide

Christian Science Monitor | Howard LaFranchi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A genocide prevention task force concludes that US leadership, early warnings, preventive diplomacy, and coordinated international action are crucial ...

Candidates Offer Joint Statement On Darfur

NY Times | Helene Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The three senators who would be president have agreed to a rare joint statement accusing the Sudanese government of atrocities against civilians in Da...