June 23, 2011
Is the Sudanese Regime Marching Toward Extinction?
Dan Morrison, Foreign Policy
As Southern Sudan prepares for its final split from Africa's largest country on July 9, the northern soldiers who aided its battle for self-determination are refusing to be left behind. In the state of Southern Kordofan, located in the center of the country on Sudan's contested internal border, fighters from the Nuba Mountains are putting up a tooth-and-nail fight to avoid being crushed by the Islamist government in Khartoum.
TAGGED: Omar al-Bashir, Southern Sudan, Khartoum, Sudan