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Historical Insight into the Sudan Crisis

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Historical Insight into the Sudan Crisis

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Historical Insight into the Sudan Crisis

Historical Insight into the Sudan Crisis

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In the 1970s, University of Bergen professor Sean O'Fahey spent time among the nomadic, Arabic-speaking peoples of Sudan, some of whom gave rise to the so-called janjaweed now committing ethnic violence in the Darfur region. NPR's Renee Montagne talks with O'Fahey about the roots of the region's humanitarian crisis in the region.