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Here’s how the fragile peace in South Sudan could shatter

By Mark A. Bonta / October 22, 2019 / Comments Off on Here’s how the fragile peace in South Sudan could shatter

Additional writing by Josh Wilson The great international powers want a permanent peace — now. The opposition promises if that if things are rushed, South Sudan’s bloody civil war will reignite, indiscriminately consuming lives, property, land and hope. The outcomes of that war so far have been horrific — millions of refugees, hundreds of thousands […]

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Will peace finally come to Western Sahara?

By Heather Bourbeau / November 1, 2018 / Comments Off on Will peace finally come to Western Sahara?

Morocco, Algeria, Mauritania and the Polisario Front have accepted a U.N. invitation to hold Western Sahara peace talks in December in Switzerland. Western Sahara is a disputed territory on the upper North African coast, one-fifth controlled by the self-proclaimed Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic and four-fifths controlled by Morocco. It borders Morocco, Algeria and Mauritania. The […]

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