Blog Posts in OpEds and Letters to the Editor

Posted by Akshaya Kumar on Dec 20, 2013

As divisive violence rocks the world’s youngest nation, the U.S. has a role in averting civil war.

Posted by Enough Team on Dec 20, 2013

After suffering so long for independence, South Sudan faces a new civil war. What the country’s leaders and the international community can do to contain the crisis.

Posted by Enough Team on Oct 29, 2013

The last two times the Sudan government perpetrated horrific attacks against civilian populations in the disputed territory of Abyei, a Connecticut-sized political football contested by both Sudan and South Sudan, we visited with the survivors after the fact. 

Posted by Nada ElSayed on Oct 28, 2013

It seems as though Sudan’s peaceful protest movement, which took on a more subdued tone after the state security forces’ mass detentions and shoot-to-kill policies, has been lost in translation as well. 

Posted by Timothy May on Oct 2, 2013
Road into Abyei

The gate into the town of Abyei, located on the contested border between Sudan and South Sudan, is raised. An Ethiopian peacekeeper sits in the shade of a bunker laced with razor wire. He’s devoid of rifle or helmet.