Category Archives: South Sudan

South Sudan’s Agony – The New York Times

The NYT editorial ends: “The United States recently pledged an additional $133 million in humanitarian assistance. Beyond that, the administration must continue to actively push the warring sides to the table, whether through direct diplomacy, by supporting the mediating efforts … Continue reading

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A Toddler’s Death in a Foxhole – Nicholas Kristof, the NY Times

“IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — It’s not clear whether the Sudanese Air Force was trying to bomb the village of grass huts, or the girls high school next to it. Hamida Osman, 23, simply knew that a Sukhoi fighter … Continue reading

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Saint Nicholas Kristof, ‘He’s Jesus Christ’, IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan

“IN THE NUBA MOUNTAINS, Sudan — IF you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor … Continue reading

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As South Sudan Crisis Worsens, ‘There Is No More Country’ – The New York Times

MALAKAL, South Sudan — In places where the fighting is fiercest, no one is even attempting to count the dead. Nearly half the population of the world’s newest nation, South Sudan, is in danger of going hungry. New atrocities are … Continue reading

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Tristan McConnell, New Republic: There is a horrible civil war between Sudan and the rebels in the Nuba Mountains, with atrocities by the Sudanese Army against the civilian population

I was enjoying my first Sunday after Europe with a copy of the Sunday edition of the NY Times. An article by Nicholas Kristof on the civil war between Sudan and the Nuba Mountain rebels made little sense, until I … Continue reading

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video by Andrew Berends is magical, war in South Sudan

David Lindsay I don’t follow the Sudan, for no good reason. The simplicity of this video by Andrew Berends is magical. I wonder if the civil war in Sudan has climate change as a cause? Video: Toys of War In … Continue reading

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