Sudan’s Suffering

Regional experts exhort Obama administration to get more involved with Sudan crisis
Sudan / AP

The humanitarian situation in Sudan will continue to deteriorate unless the Obama administration leads the international community in pressuring President Omar al-Bashir’s regime, regional experts said at a hearing Tuesday.

Inappropriate Guests

Holocaust scholars criticize White House for hosting Sudanese war criminals
Nafie Ali Nafie / AP

A group of more than 100 Holocaust scholars and genocide experts signed on to a letter sent to the Obama administration Tuesday pressing it to cancel an upcoming meeting with a Sudanese delegation that includes war criminals who have facilitated “crimes against humanity.”

Welcoming War Criminals

Activists criticize Obama for hosting Sudanese official with ties to genocide
Nafie Ali Nafie / AP

The Obama administration has agreed to host high-level talks with a Sudanese delegation that includes known war criminals and state sponsors of terror, a move that has sparked outrage among peace activists and others.

A Sudan Surprise

Hamas militants may have received new weapons from Iran through Sudan, experts say
Smoke rises after an Israeli forces strike in Gaza City / AP

Sudan has played a key role in arming Hamas militants with sophisticated Iranian-made rockets, experts said. The Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) principal objective in Gaza was to rid Palestinian terrorists of sophisticated Iranian-produced rockets that are capable of striking deep into Israel’s heartland, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.

Obama’s Sudan Shuffle

White House opposes measure intended to isolate Sudanese warlord

The Obama administration opposes a congressional measure that would end U.S. foreign assistance to any country that plays host to the genocidal Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, an internationally sanctioned war criminal who has slaughtered scores of women and children.

Carbon Corruption

Iran, North Korea, Sudan rack up millions by trading U.N. carbon credits

The U.N. is funneling millions of dollars worth of tradable carbon credits to corrupt nations worldwide, including Iran, North Korea, Sudan, and Uzbekistan in an attempt to encourage clean energy projects in the developing world.