Sudan and Political Compromise in the War on Terror

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Official US policy calls Sudan "an extraordinary threat to national security." It's on the list of countries that sponsor terrorism. Yet, at the same time that Colin Powell accused Sudan of committing "genocide" in Darfur, Sudan has a "close relationship" with the CIA and FBI, providing intelligence for the war on terror. We explore how much compromise is called for and whether economic sanctions against Sudan should be relaxed or strengthened with journalists, international law experts, a former Middle East specialist for the CIA, and members of the US House Subcommittee on Africa and UN Human Rights Committee.
  • Making News: UN Reviews Nuclear Proliferation Treaty The United Nations today began a month-long assessment of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty. Mohamed ElBaradei, head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, set the tone by acknowledging a rise in terrorism, clandestine nuclear programs and a black market that have "heightened our awareness of vulnerabilities in the NPT regime." Carol Giacommo is diplomatic correspondent for the Reuters News Service.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Hitler's Nurse Speaks
    Sixty years ago today, Russian soldiers arrived at the Berlin bunker where Adolf Hitler had taken his own life. Only two of the 6 or 7 Germans who were there at the time are alive today. One of them, a 93 year-old Red Cross nurse, says she never saw Hitler's body, but that others heard the shot he fired to kill himself shortly after he'd said goodbye to his medical staff. Erna Flegel spoke with Luke Harding of Britain's Guardian newspaper.

2005 Review Conference on the Non-Proliferation Treaty

Reuters article on UN's attempt to revive nuclear proliferation treaty

Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986

International Criminal Court (ICC) on Darfur

Secretary of State Rice on Sudan

United States and the ICC

US and the ICC, Ambassador Danforth on

The US and the ICC, Ambassador Danforth on


Harding's article about nurse Erna Flegel on Hitler



Warren Olney