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Will Sudan fall off Obama's radar?

Activists worried as Sudan and South Sudan struggle to meet the terms of a peace deal they signed in 2005.
Last Modified: 15 Feb 2013 12:16

A year and a half after South Sudan became a nation, it is still struggling to meet the terms of a 2005 peace deal with neighbouring Sudan.

The US served as a mediator between the two countries during the decades of war.

But some people wonder whether US President Barack Obama’s administration will invest as much energy into managing the peace.

Al Jazeera’s Rosiland Jordan reports from Washington DC.

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