Sudan is not the norm

President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has been having some fun with language recently. He has come up with a new name for the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, the party that has formed the government of South Sudan since it finally got its independence from Sudan last July.

Gwynne Dyer
Published: Wednesday, 05/02/2012 12:00 am EDT
Last Updated: Wednesday, 11/07/2012 9:20 am EST

President Omar al-Bashir of Sudan has been having some fun with language recently. He has come up with a new name for the Sudan People's Liberation Movement, the party that has formed the government of South Sudan since it finally got its independence from Sudan last July.

If you are already a subscriber

Subscribe to Embassy

Subscribe to the print and electronic editions and get instant access to Embassy online.


Quick purchase

Purchase this week's edition of Embassy in electronic format (PDF) for $4.00


Sign up for a free trial

For access to the website.



This Week's Issue
policy briefings