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J. Stephen Morrison

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Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

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SUDAN IMPACT: The Crisis in Sudan

with Bishop Macram Max Gassis, J. Stephen Morrisonvia Uncommon Knowledge
Monday, May 21, 2001

An eighteen-year civil war between the Arab north and the African south has created a humanitarian crisis in Sudan. Secretary of State Colin Powell has said of Sudan, "There is perhaps no greater tragedy on the face of the earth today." President George W. Bush has promised, that under his administration, foreign involvements would take place only where direct American interests are at stake. Does the tragedy in Sudan warrant direct U.S. involvement? If so, just what can, and should, the United States do?