The regime in which Hamad serves has ruled Sudan with an iron fist since its coup in 1989. It's time for a real peace process that can set forth the terms of peaceful democratic change. The Sudanese people are in the streets, resiliently calling for change.
Only powerful reform can allow Sudan to emerge from present barbarism, and yet Secretary Kerry had nothing to say to Ali Karti on the matter.
A spiral of deadly violence engulfed Sudan last week. Nearly 200 peaceful protesters were killed in protests that started in Darfur and swept across the country, including Khartoum.
We should all be outraged by the murder of innocent Saturday shoppers in Nairobi, but far greater numbers of civilians are being killed in the name of fundamentalist Islam in Nigeria and Sudan.
How can people make efforts towards peace when root causes have not been addressed? How can people begin to reconstruct their families and their livelihoods when they are in limbo between Sudan and South Sudan, not knowing on which side of the recently redrawn border their land will belong?
To suggest that the terrors of children in Darfur, their pain and agony, as well as their deaths are any less "morally obscene" than gas attacks on children in Syria is a painfully invidious comparison -- the more so since in the end, it is politically expedient.
Two years after Sudan split, the important central border region of Abyei remains contested between the governments and communities of a divided Sudan and a newly independent South Sudan.
It is legalistic hair-splitting to condemn the use of chemical weapons in Syria while turning a blind eye to the deliberate and sustained targeting of unarmed civilians in Sudan.
Internal strife, poor economic performance, major importation of food supplies, and severe crowding along a thin strip of arable Nile land can only me...
Recent geopolitical developments across the Middle East and Africa have added momentum to Iran and Sudan's strategic partnership, an alliance driven primarily by an interest in weakening the power of Israel, and by extension the U.S., throughout East Africa.
It is essential that the administration act to address the root causes of the conflict and its horrific human costs. The administration policy is stale.
The strength of Anab Mohamed's forward thinking female relatives inspired her to make the most of her education. Now she carries that legacy forward t...
The letter, one of a series to be sent to the president by Sudanese people, conveys a personal plea that expresses dramatically the years of frustration experienced by the Sudanese people with President Obama's failed Sudan policies.
I have lived and worked most of my life in "cultures" that are known predominantly for their discrimination against women. And in every single culture I encountered, there were always women who defied cultural norms to do what they believed was right for them.
Bilateral relations between China and Nigeria will likely take one of two paths in the long term: either China will remain the overwhelmingly dominant actor or Nigeria will become a regional superpower, evening out the playing field.
By Scott Edwards Just as storms overwhelm unattended levees, political strife and armed conflict can overwhelm the system of international law create...