August 24, 2019

NPR: South Sudanese rejoice on eve of independence

TELL ME MORE’s Michel Martin discusses the secession with Ofeibea Quist-Arcton, West Africa correspondent for NPR, and Rebecca Hamilton, author of Fighting for Darfur. Listen here.

Guernica Magazine

CONTESTED TERRITORY – Jina Moore interviews Rebecca Hamilton On July 9, southern Sudan is scheduled to become the world’s newest country. Rebecca Hamilton discusses the impact of this change on the rest of the region. Last September, Rebecca Hamilton was finishing a street interview in Khartoum, Sudan, when she saw the local police rounding up […]

Calgary Herald

Book Review: Fighting for Darfur Former Canadian Lt-General, and now senator, Romeo Dallaire, once referred to the mass atrocities in Darfur—a territory the size of France in the western part of Sudan (which borders on the African country of Chad)—as a “genocide in slow motion.” But the full scope of that crime is mind-numbing: over […]

Sudan: Is there any leverage left?

From The Multilateralist, David Bosco: I spoke recently with Rebecca Hamilton, author of Fighting for Darfur, an engrossing account of the influential Darfur activist movement and its impact on Sudan policy. In the book, she melds the story of these activists with developments on the ground in Sudan, often reported personally. Her account is nuanced […]

Kojo Nnamdi Show

In Somalia, security forces recently killed a top Al-Qaeda leader in the region. In Sudan, military tensions have regional observers worried about a return to civil war in that country’s Southern region. We explore Washington’s delicate balancing act in the Horn of Africa. Click here to listen to the interview with Amb. David Shinn, EJ […]

PBS NewsHour

To watch interviews on Abyei crisis with PBS NewsHour click here and here.

Carnegie Council

The Carnegie Council on Ethics in International Affairs hosted a discussion on what Fighting for Darfur tells us about the benefits and challenges of citizen engagement in foreign policy.

Nick Kristof

NYT columnist, Nick Kristof, tweets: “Maybe the best & most readable book about Sudan is the new Fighting for Darfur by @bechamilton“

Blood and Milk

Senior TED fellow, Alanna Shaikh, reviews Fighting for Darfur on her blog, Blood and Milk. “This is an important, useful, well-written book . . . [Hamilton] has talked to just about every major player on Darfur, from US State Department and USAID officials to Darfuri refugees, Sudanese government officials, and the leaders in the Darfur […]

BBC Radio 4

Jane Garvey interviews Rebecca Hamilton on her new book, Fighting for Darfur. Listen here (starts at 38 mins).