Sudan, South Sudan, and Darfur: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG

Sudan, South Sudan, and Darfur: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG

by Andrew S Natsios
     
 

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For thirty years Sudan has been a country in crisis, wracked by near-constant warfare between the north and the south. But on July 9, 2011, South Sudan became an independent nation. As Sudan once again finds itself the focus of international attention, former special envoy to Sudan and director of USAID Andrew Natsios provides a timely introduction to the country at…  See more details below

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For thirty years Sudan has been a country in crisis, wracked by near-constant warfare between the north and the south. But on July 9, 2011, South Sudan became an independent nation. As Sudan once again finds itself the focus of international attention, former special envoy to Sudan and director of USAID Andrew Natsios provides a timely introduction to the country at this pivotal moment in its history. Focusing on the events of the last 25 years, Sudan, South Sudan, and Darfur: What Everyone Needs to KnowRG sheds light on the origins of the conflict between northern and southern Sudan and the complicated politics of this volatile nation. Natsios gives readers a first-hand view of Sudans past as well as an honest appraisal of its future. In the wake of South Sudans independence, Natsios explores the tensions that remain on both sides. Issues of citizenship, security, oil management, and wealth-sharing all remain unresolved. Human rights issues, particularly surrounding the ongoing violence in Darfur, likewise still clamor for solutions. Informative and accessible, this book introduces readers to the most central issues facing Sudan as it stands on the brink of historic change. What Everyone Needs to KnowRG is a registered trademark of Oxford University Press.

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ISBN-13:
9780199831371
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
02/24/2012
Series:
What Everyone Needs to Know
Sold by:
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Format:
NOOK Book
Sales rank:
707,819
File size:
4 MB

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