Archived posts with tag ‘Omar al-Bashir’

Danger Room: Oil Dispute May Yield Africa’s Newest War

by ROBERT BECKHUSEN Weeks of fighting over a major disputed oil field along an ill-defined border between Sudan and the world’s newest nation, the breakaway Republic of South Sudan, has escalated to the brink of war. Welcome to Africa’s newest conflict, something the Obama administration worked hard to prevent. Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir — an [...]

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