Hillary Clinton Says Sudan Is a "Ticking Time Bomb." But Will She Be Able to Defuse It?
September 10, 2010
Finally! A sense of urgency about Sudan. In a major foreign policy address on September 8, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton described the country as a "ticking time bomb." Yet it may already be too late. The “bomb” has been ticking for over five and a half years, and neither the Bush administration nor the Obama administration has been willing to devote the appropriate attention to defuse it. Self-determination referenda are scheduled for early January 2011, in both Southern Sudan and the contested border enclave of Abyei.
The Disappearing Genocide
August 20, 2010
Last month, the International Criminal Court (ICC) issued a warrant with additional charges against Sudanese president Omar Al Bashir: three counts of genocide in Darfur. It was an important historical moment. Never before had the court leveled genocide charges at a current head of state.