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January 27, 2009 | John C. Danforth | Tagged as: South Sudan, Sudan
Early in his presidency George Bush saw an opportunity to end a long civil war in south Sudan, and in 2001 he asked me to be his special envoy.
January 26, 2009 | Kenneth Bacon | Tagged as: Afghanistan, Congress, Pakistan, U.S. Administration, Humanitarian Response, Neglected Crises
Richard Holbrooke, the Obama administration’s special representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan, knows first hand that peacemaking can be dangerous and difficult.
January 23, 2009 | Sean Garcia | Tagged as: Bangladesh, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, United Nations, Neglected Crises
Word is just getting out that for the past month, the government of Thailand has been engaging in reckless behavior towards Burmese Rohingya refugees.
January 21, 2009 | Mpako Foaleng | Tagged as: Africa, Central African Republic, Humanitarian Response
Civilians continue to bare the brunt of the prevailing insecurity caused in northern Central African Republic.
January 16, 2009 | Kenneth Bacon
Last week, I attended a funeral for Yoshio Nakada, a gentle, homeless man who was found beaten to death the day before Christmas.