With election victory, Sudan's Bashir stands out in a chaotic region

Facing international charges of war crimes, President Bashir easily cruised another term in office after an election widely criticized as unfair. Yet he offers Sudan, and allies in the Arab world, something that is in short supply: stability.

Jason Patinkin/AP

Cheers of "Allahu Akbar" ("God is Great") erupted from members of Sudan's ruling party as election officials announced Monday what everyone had anticipated: another term for President Omar al-Bashir.