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In South Sudan malnutrition and disease are the killers not bullets, Health

In South Sudan malnutrition and disease are the killers not bullets

Darfur and the DRC are two of the most dangerous places on earth, with armed factions fighting for control of territory and regular violent clashes. But far more dangerous than bullets is the silent killer of disease and malnutrition that has claimed many thousands of children’s lives. Emily Cooper, a nutrition expert for the international children’s charity World Vision, recently visited South Sudan and heard people’s stories.

By | Health, Notebook | Wednesday, 14 November 2012 at 8:00 am

America, Africa and the hope for Stability, Notebook

America, Africa and the hope for Stability

America’s time as an international broker for peace may be coming to an end. Their influence may be dwindling in the face of economic weakness and hollers of a return to isolationism at home, and an increasingly strong, if quiet, voice from the Far East. There may only be one act left in the play [...]

By | Notebook, The Foreign Desk | Thursday, 10 February 2011 at 2:19 pm

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