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See No Evil, Speak No Evil: U.N. Covers Up Sudan’s Bad Behavior in Darfur

Late last month, a senior U.N. investigator scolded officials with the joint U.N.-African Union peacekeeping mission in Darfur, UNAMID, for repeatedly withholding evidence of alleged ...

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U.N. Whistleblower Decries ‘Cover-Up of a Cover-Up’ Over Darfur Debacle

In April, Foreign Policy published a three-part series documenting the U.N.'s failure to properly report crimes against civilians and blue-helmet peacekeepers in Darfur, prompting calls ...


Stay of Expulsion

JUBA, South Sudan — South Sudan is facing what the United Nations Security Council has called the worst food crisis in the world -- the ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Islamic State oil installations are targeted; France weighs joining the fight in Syria; Ebola takes center stage at U.N.; and a bit more.

By Kate Brannen It turns out the Islamic State's frightening ambitions are also the group's Achilles' heel. No longer a shadowy terrorist group, the Islamic ...


How to Prevent Total Disaster in South Sudan

For more than seven months now, South Sudan has been at war with itself. A power struggle among members of the ruling elite has plunged ...


South Sudan’s Coming Famine

JUBA, South Sudan — Shots rang out at daybreak on Friday in Bentiu, the capital of the oil-producing Unity state, and continued for much of ...

The Cable

Countries in Crisis at Record High

In an unprecedented situation, the United Nations has declared four of the world's humanitarian crises "Level 3," the organization's highest designation. They are Iraq, South ...

Situation Report

FP’s Situation Report: Why did the White House roll out the red carpet for South Sudan’s president?; Mike Flynn leaves DIA this morning; Outrage in South Korea over beating; Black officers dismissed more than whites; and a bit more.

By Gordon Lubold with Nathaniel Sobel The White House is under fire for rolling out the red carpet for South Sudan's president as a man-made ...

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White House Under Fire for Welcoming South Sudanese Leader as Famine Nears

Renewed violence in South Sudan rekindled criticism of the White House's decision to invite embattled President Salva Kiir to the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, ...


Immunity Cannot Allow Impunity

This March, as mediators scrambled to arrest the devastating civil war in South Sudan, a coalition of the country's civil society organizations wrote a letter ...

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

Kerry Tells European Envoys U.N. Action on Palestine Can Wait till Israeli Election

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