Crisis in the Lake Chad Basin

Reuters has described the displacement of 2.3 million in the Lake Chad Basin as “the most neglected crisis of 2016.” Simon Brooks, head of International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)’s delegation in Cameroon, states that the region “has suffered…

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Sudan

On January 13, 2017, U.S. President Barack Obama issued an executive order revoking some economic sanctions that had been imposed on Sudan. The U.S. Department of the Treasury cited several indications of “sustained progress” from the Sudanese government in areas…