Shattered Sudan: Drilling for Oil, Hoping for Peace, February 2003 National Geographic Magazine

Sudan is the largest country in Africa. Two and a half million Sudanese have died--the most casualties anywhere since WWII--in a seemingly endless civil war that finally led to division in 2011.

During the recent civil war, northerners kidnapped southern Africans and forced them to fight their own people. Most in the North acted as if there wasn't even a war going on because it just didn't affect them. Meanwhile in the south, brother was killing brother.

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Created 4 May 2009 | Last updated 16 Dec 2011

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