New report details ongoing and unremarked conflict in Blue Nile, South Kordofan, and Darfur.
The burning of Riek Machar's hometown of Leer marks at least one violation of the 'cessation of hostilities' agreement.
Uganda seeks to be a regional power, is militarist and prone to adventures. It fought the rebels in S. Sudan and its troops could jeopardize a peace deal there.
Rebels from South Sudan sent three women to Addis Ababa. But the government sent none. Syria talks in Geneva lack any women participants.
The following regions and issues are among those critical to both short- and long-term US interests. They should draw greater US attention and diplomatic efforts.