While there are flaws with the idea of providing air defense capabilities to South Sudan, it may be the best option for protecting civilians, writes guest blogger David Sullivan from the ENOUGH advocacy group.
06/21/2011 02:23 pm
Clashes have centered around the state capital, as northern artillery hit the southern army's positions. North and south were to jointly run the state until a vote to determine future leadership.
06/10/2011 11:05 am
A recent United Nations report features shocking details about the harassment of aid groups in the past few months by South Sudanese forces.
06/05/2011 03:57 pm
With the euphoria over the Arab Spring wearing off, President Obama is sending top aides to the Middle East to address worsening violence in Yemen and fears of renewed civil strife in Sudan.
06/01/2011 06:44 pm
The land-grab in Sudan's Abyei region serves no one, not even dictator Bashir who instigated it.
05/31/2011 05:28 pm
Khartoum says that the mission of the UN peacekeepers in Sudan will be finished when South Sudan becomes independent on July 9.
05/31/2011 03:33 pm
Despite the group's claims, however, it remains unclear whether a May 21 assault by northern Sudanese forces on the contested border zone of Abyei actually reached the level of crimes against humanity.
05/31/2011 01:19 pm
As many as 80,000 people have reportedly fled Abyei since northern Sudanese troops seized the symbolic border town last month.
05/27/2011 05:33 pm
South Sudan says the North is at risk of breaking a fragile 2005 peace deal that ended two decades of civil war.
05/24/2011 08:49 am
South Sudan is one of the toughest places in East Africa to do business, according to a recent report – but if you can hack it, you have a chance to make a healthy profit.
05/22/2011 02:15 pm