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Sudanese Elections

A New Beginning for Southern Sudan?

Nicholas van Praag | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Nicholas van Praag

Whatever the outcome, the challenges in Southern Sudan are daunting. Some 51 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, and more than half are under the age of eighteen. Only 27 percent of the adult population is literate.

Failed Elections in Sudan: Now What?

Ruth Messinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ruth Messinger

The failed elections were not a sign that we have failed, but they were a wake-up call that we have a long way to go.

Sudanese Elections: Music & the Vote With NasJota and Girifna

Michal Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michal Shapiro

What is the experience of those in Sudan who are actively trying to instill the roots of a democracy in their homeland? We couldn't go to Sudan, but in a sense Sudan came to us.

A Troubled Post-Election Darfur: What Did You Expect?

Sean Brooks | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sean Brooks

Elections in Sudan concluded last month with indicted war criminal Omar Al-Bashir taking 68% of the vote. Bashir's victory was never in doubt and, for many reasons, the international community could do nothing but assent to the outcome.

China: Obama's Test

Jerry Fowler | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jerry Fowler

Some are describing the president's trip to China as a test of his foreign policy prowess; it's a test of his dedication to resolving one of the thorniest problems currently plaguing the international community: Sudan.