“Since September 2011, Sudanese government forces have bombed indiscriminately across Blue Nile State, spreading palpable fear among civilians who live there. Government bombardments and ground attacks have killed and maimed scores of civilians, and displaced tens of thousands of women, men and children. Women have been forced from their villages into the bush, where they no longer have access to hospitals or health care providers — even for childbirth”. By Under Siege
The Obama administration should also intensify efforts with China, and friends in the Arab world and among African states to drive home a unified message: when it comes to civilian victims and lives destroyed, enough is enough.