U.S. Loses Successful Envoy to Khartoum, Juba

In a long series of envoys, Princeton Lyman was the most successful American diplomat to Sudan and South Sudan since former Senator John Danforth, writes Aly Verjee for African Arguments.

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President Barack Obama talks with Ambassador Princeton N. Lyman, the U.S. Special Envoy for Sudan, during the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office, June 16, 2011.