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China Speaks Out on Darfur

(February 20th, 2008)

Pledging $100 million to Darfur peace efforts, President Bush noted human suffering should preempt commercial interests. Gretchen Wilson reports what China is saying and that the country is calling on the West to do more.

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China, South Africa align interests

(January 9th, 2008)

China’s Minister of Foreign Affairs is visiting South Africa this week, and peacekeeping is one of the main issues at hand. Gretchen Wilson reports what else is on the agenda for South Africa’s biggest trading partner.

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Darfur’s Camel Traders

(August 5th, 2007)

One profession that has managed to avoid much of the bloodshed in war-torn Sudan is camel trading. Camel traders spend much of the year traveling from one part of Sudan to another — along ancient migration routes traveled by their ancestors for centuries. They pass through the calmer areas of the Darfur region where violence […]

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Sudan’s Underground Conflict

(May 16th, 2007)

Wars in Sudan have almost always been over scarce resources above ground. Gretchen Wilson reports there’s a much quieter and more fundamental conflict developing for what may or may not lie beneath.

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Doing Business with Sudan

(April 25th, 2007)

Most Western companies have pulled out of Sudan to honor a U.S. trade embargo aimed at resolving the situation in Darfur, but not all. And profits are growing for those who’ve risked public backlash and remained, reports Gretchen Wilson.

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Despite Darfur Conflict, Sudan Attracts Investors

(April 16th, 2007)

With more than 200,000 people slaughtered and 2.5 million displaced in Darfur, Sudan has been subject to U.S. economic sanctions. Still, there’s no shortage of investors in its economy. Gretchen Wilson reports.

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Khartoum, Sudan

(March 21st, 2007)

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Actions and motivations in Darfur debate

(November 24th, 2006)

The United States contends the African Union is too weak to halt atrocities in Darfur and the U.N. should step in. But some wonder whether the U.S. isn’t more concerned about its business interests there.

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