February 23, 2012

Dodging Bombers in Sudan

Nicholas Kristof, New York Times

AP Photo

We heard the whine of a bomber overhead, and the families I was interviewing suddenly scrambled to their feet.

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February 19, 2012
Religion Increasing Source of Strife in Africa
Gwynne Dyer, Japan Times
Christianity and Islam have been at war most of the time since Muslim armies conquered half of the then-Christian world, from Syria to Spain, in the 7th and 8th centuries. There was the great Christian counter-attack of the... more ››
February 17, 2012
In South Sudan, Oil Shutoff Sparks National Pride
Robyn Dixon, LATimes
The move stems from a dispute over Sudan's oil transit fees. South Sudanese say they are prepared for hardship, but outsiders warn it could mean another war. more ››
February 14, 2012
Liberal Hawks Ready to Soar over Syria
David Rieff, Foreign Policy
Liberal interventionists were never as shaken by the lessons of Iraq as was commonly supposed. more ››