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Sudan withdraws from Darfur peace talks in move called 'declaration of war'

Sudan withdraws from Darfur peace talks in move called 'declaration of war'

DOHA, Qatar – A Sudanese official says his government has withdrawn from peace talks with Darfur rebel groups, but it is still committed to making peace. Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir threatened to call off the talks in Qatar and return negotiations to Sudan if agreement was not reached by Thursday, and he carried out his […]

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AWOL on Sudan? War, is returning and the perception of U.S. indifference isn't helping

AWOL on Sudan? War, is returning and the perception of U.S. indifference isn't helping

John Prendergast / Wall Street Journal For a second-tier foreign policy issue, Sudan has seen its share of first-tier finger-pointing over the last decade. Congress has blamed the White House, administrations have blamed activists and Congress, and everyone has condemned the Chinese whose multibillion dollar oil investment underwrites the Khartoum regime’s war policies in Darfur […]