Last July, the world celebrated the birth of its newest nation as South Sudan officially separated from the north. It was hoped then that after decades of bloodshed, the people of of both nations would finally know peace.
Six months ago the Republic of South Sudan became the world’s newest nation, officially separating from northern Sudan. But since independence there’s been increasing violence in the resource rich border areas of Abyei, Blue Nile and Southern Kordofan and now the situation is worsening again.
Jeanie Yoon, a physician with Doctors Without Borders, writes about the positive effects of antiretroviral treatments on AIDS patients in Zambia. She worries that Congress' proposed cuts will threaten Secretary Clinton's vision of an "AIDS-free generation."
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton champions a U.S.-led global effort to thwart HIV/AIDS, even as the Obama administration pursues trade policies that critics warn will curtail access to life-saving drugs.