South Sudan

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Globe Trot: Gates unleashes his fury

By Mindy Belz
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International | U.S. FOREIGN POLICY: Colleagues describe former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates as “calm and courtly”—and he did serve two parties and two presidents…

Globe Trot: Resurgence redux in Iraq

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Al-Qaeda forces have gained control of Fallujah, a key battleground during the nearly 10-year U.S. war in Iraq. Its Anbar Province, where…

Uncivil war

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | South Sudan’s large Christian population is among the millions threatened by a worsening conflict

Violence swelling in South Sudan

By Moses Wasamu
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South Sudan | Church leaders want to assist the factions in reaching a peaceful agreement

Globe Trot: Defiant Morsi rejects Egyptian court’s jurisdiction

By Mindy Belz
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International | EGYPT: The trial of former President Mohamed Morsi opened this morning with Morsi’s defiant rejection of the court’s jurisdiction. The deposed leader…

Globe Trot: Syrian misery multiplies

By Mindy Belz
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International | SYRIA: Hardships are mounting for refugees inside and outside Syria. “It is as if we are living on Jupiter or Mars,” said Qusai Zakarya, a spokesman for…

Globe Trot: Life in ‘the world’s largest village’

By Mindy Belz
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International | SOUTH SUDAN: Greetings from “the world’s largest village.” Juba, the capital of South Sudan, has 2 million residents, all with “no functioning…

Wages of war

By Jamie Dean
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Sudan | Mr. President, remember victims of other dire conflicts, pleads Sudanese bishop

Blurred lines

By Jamie Dean
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South Sudan | While the U.S. focuses on atrocities in Syria, another foreign government attacks its own citizens

Obama taps new envoy to Sudan and South Sudan

By J.C. Derrick
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International | President Barack Obama this week named Donald Booth, the outgoing ambassador to Ethiopia, as the long-awaited replacement for the U.S. special envoy to Sudan…

War of northern aggression

By Mindy Belz
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Sudan | It’s been almost two years since Sudan divided into two countries, but the problems of political Islam and ethnic cleansing won’t go away

Globe Trot: South Sudan camp, Iraqi Shiites killed, Iran sanctions, Zero Dark Thirty

By Mindy Belz
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International | Tensions are growing in Maban County, South Sudan—an area we’ve focused on that has a rich heritage of Christian ministry and has since mid-2011 attracted…

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