November 29, 2005

THERE WE GO AGAIN...ACTING ALL UNILATERAL:

Darfur rebels 'united' for talks (BBC, 11/29/05)

Rival leaders of the largest rebel group in Sudan's war-torn Darfur region say they will present a united front at peace talks due to resume in Nigeria.

The splits in the SLM are blamed for the failure of previous talks and an upsurge in recent fighting.

"Our people on the ground need us to remain united," said Abdel Wahid Mohamed el-Nur, one of the men claiming to lead the SLM. [...]

Earlier this month, a top US told the rebels told the SLM to end their differences or risking losing support.

Posted by Orrin Judd at November 29, 2005 8:17 AM
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