A Chinese-born American geologist accused by the Chinese government of dealing in state secrets was sentenced to eight years in prison today. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with University of Chicago geologist David Rowley.
An oil-rich area on the border between northern and southern Sudan is adding to already tense relations that exist between the Sudanese government and southern leaders. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from Rebecca Hamilton.
Jennifer Cooke directs the Africa program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. She talks with Lisa Mullins about the twists and turns in Sudan's history that lead to today's historic referendum.