President Obama will make his historic first visit to Sub-Saharan Africa this weekend.
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During her confirmation hearings to become Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton said ensuring implementation of the CPA would be a “top priority” of the State Department. So far, though, little has been done.
As a signatory of the CPA, the U.S. has an obligation to act. Given his widespread global support, President Obama should urge European nations to impose trade and monetary sanctions on the Sudanese government, as the U.S. has done. The United States should provide defensive weapons and communications equipment to the south, and can offer to help mediate issues like border demarcation and oil revenue sharing between the two sides.
When the CPA was signed in 2005, all Sudanese dared to dream of a lasting peace. Chief mediator and former Kenyan general Lazaro Sumbeiywo said, “The comprehensive agreement is a precious child to nurture with love and care.” Sadly, this precious child is on the verge of death by neglect. But it’s not too late. It’s time for the U.S. to help save the child it helped create.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?