February 2, 2010
Putting an End to Sudan's Crisis
Jimmy Carter, Washington Post
One of the most urgent responsibilities the international community faces is in Sudan, which is facing a renewal of nationwide violence.
Many accomplishments hang in the balance. The Bush administration helped to orchestrate a Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) there in 2005. One of its key provisions is that a referendum will be held in January 2011 in the southern region, so that citizens can decide whether to secede or remain part of a unified nation.