Sudan

Argument

The Silence in Sudan

Why did the United Nations stop reporting atrocities in Darfur?

Colum Lynch |

Terms of Engagement

The Accidental Peacemaker

China now finds itself on the side of peace in a brewing border conflict between Sudan and South Sudan. But is it really committed to stopping its old buddy, Bashir?

James Traub |

Argument

Congratulations and Condolences

The conviction of Charles Taylor is welcome news. But don’t be fooled: The international criminal justice system is in deep trouble.

Christopher Stephen |

Argument

How Not to Write About Africa

The media shamefully neglects Africa -- until it decides to swarm a story with terrible coverage.

Laura Seay |

In Box

Still the One

Muammar al-Qaddafi may be history in Libya, but in this remote African kingdom he reigns supreme.

Andrew Green |

The List

Next Year's Wars

Ten conflicts to watch in 2012.

Louise Arbour |

Argument

Springtime in Sudan

Omar al-Bashir's many opponents are organizing to end his 22-year rule. But can the Arab Spring reach Khartoum?

David Ottaway |

The List

Two Plus Two Equals Five

What numbers can we trust? A second look at the death toll from some of the world's worst disasters.

Philip Walker |

The Optimist

Famine Is a Crime

Civilization has defeated mass starvation. So why are so many Somalis dying of hunger?

Charles Kenny |

Argument

Redrawing the Map

South Sudan may be independent, but new countries are becoming increasingly rare.

Joshua E. Keating |

Dispatch

Free at Last

South Sudan has earned independence, but keeping it won't be easy.

Maggie Fick |

Terms of Engagement

Bashir's Choice

The brutal means that the Sudanese president has used to keep his country together have instead blown it apart in the most chaotic way possible.

James Traub |

Photo Essay

From Khartoum to Juba

Images of Sudan and its people on the eve of the country's division.

Tim McKulka |

The List

The World's Most Dangerous Borders

Thirteen places you don't want to be stuck at.

Philip Walker |

Feature

Twilight of the Nuba

Is the Sudanese regime embarking on another war of extinction?

Dan Morrison |

Failed States

States of Change

Which countries gained and declined the most in this year's Failed States Index?

J.J. Messner |

Argument

Trouble in Khartoum

Everyone’s rightly worried about the future of Southern Sudan. But what if it’s the north that’s actually in the most danger?

Rebecca Hamilton |

Dispatch

Terror in Abyei

The first interviews with fleeing residents of this Sudanese border town make one thing clear: the regime in Khartoum knows exactly what it is doing.

Rebecca Hamilton |

Slide Show

Osama the Icon

The global cult of the terrorist mastermind.

Slide Show |

Argument

Our New Man in Sudan

Can Washington's fourth envoy in five years finally get things right?

Rebecca Hamilton |

Document

The Qaddafi I Know

The Libyan leader was no saint. But the West was wrong to intervene in African affairs.

Yoweri Museveni |

Dispatch

Heading South

South Sudan, Africa's newest country, is starting off on the wrong foot.

Maggie Fick |

Dispatch

Legal Limbo

How the International Criminal Court is freezing the conflict in Darfur.

Jérôme Tubiana |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Terror camp trainer pleads guilty at Gitmo; House passes 90-day Patriot Act extension

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Andrew Lebovich |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Chechen rebel leader claims Moscow attack; Cameron criticizes 'multiculturalism'

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Andrew Lebovich |

Dispatch

Welcome to Juba U.

Southern Sudan's premiere university, relocated to the north during years of civil war, is finally back. Is it up to the task of training a new country's next leaders?

Piotr Zalewski |

Dispatch

More Sudans, More Problems?

If and when Southern Sudan becomes independent, it may mean two troubled Sudans instead of just one.

Maggie Fick |

The Optimist

After the Break Up

Sudan has 99 problems, but secession isn't one.

Charles Kenny |

The LWOT

The LWOT: Protests greet Guantanamo anniversary; FBI interrogates American in Kuwait

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Andrew Lebovich |

Slide Show

Breaking Away

Scenes from the next wave of new countries.

Slide Show |