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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Sudan: A Country Study

Categories: History,Sudan

http://www.loc.gov/rr/frd/cs/pdf/CS_Sudan.pdf

Last addition to the Area Handbook Series, this volume replaces the 1992 volume for Sudan. Covers the history, economy, society, government and politics, and national security of the country. From the Library of Congress

 

Conflict in South Sudan: A Human Rights Report

Categories: Africa,Civil/Human Rights,Sudan,United Nations

http://www.unmiss.unmissions.org/Portals/unmiss/Human%20Rights%20Reports/UNMISS%20Conflict%20in%20South%20Sudan%20-%20A%20Human%20Rights%20Report.pdf

Report based on interviews with more than 900 victims on violence and violations of human rights in the South Sudan conflict.  From the United Nations Mission in the Republic of South Sudan

 

The Crisis in South Sudan

Categories: Africa,Civil/Human Rights,Headlines,Sudan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R43344.pdf

Provides background to the recent violence, the parties in the conflict, and the humanitarian impact of the fighting on civilians.  Also describes relief efforts undertaken by the international community.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Pathway to National Dialog in Sudan

Categories: Africa,Democracy/Peace,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/sites/default/files/PB155.pdf

Charts a path toward peace for Sudan following the loss of South Sudan.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Establishing a Mining Sector in Postwar South Sudan

Categories: Africa,Geology/Mining,Laws/Regulations,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR330.pdf

 

Describes confusion that resulted from unregulated distribution of mining rights in South Sudan and the effort to establish orderly regulation for equitable economic development of the nation’s mineral wealth.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sudan and South Sudan: Current Issues for Congress and U.S. Policy

Categories: Africa,Sudan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42774.pdf

This report examines the shared interests and outstanding disputes between the Sudans after separation, and gives an overview of political, economic, and humanitarian conditions in the two countries.   From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Learning from Sudan’s 2011 Referendum

Categories: Conflict Resolution,Democracy/Peace,Sudan

http://www.usip.org/files/resources/SR303.pdf

Examines the peaceful referendum on independence in South Sudan and attempts to formulate lessons for conflict prevention in similar situations in other parts of the world.  From the United States Institute of Peace

 

Sudan and South Sudan: Country Analysis Brief

Categories: Africa,Energy,Statistics,Sudan

http://www.eia.gov/countries/cab.cfm?fips=SU&scr=email

Describes the interdependence of Sudan and the newly independent South Sudan when it comes to oil production and transportation, and the problems that have occurred since the independence of South Sudan in July 2011.  From the Energy Information Administration

 

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