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**FILE** Barnaba Benjamin Marial (right), the South Sudanese minister of information, and military spokesman Philip Aguer brief the media on March 27, 2012, in Juba, South Sudan, about recent fighting between Sudanese and South Sudanese forces along the north-south border. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets in July 2006 with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

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Actor George Clooney responds March 14, 2012, to questions at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Sudan and South Sudan. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Actor George Clooney (right) responds March 14, 2012, to questions at the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on Sudan and South Sudan. To his right are John Prendergast (center), co-founder of Satellite Sentinel Project and Enough Project, and Jonathan Temin, director of the United States Institute of Peace's Sudan program. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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ASSOCIATED PRESS A young woman carries a water canister to make bricks for her new house in a camp for internally displaced people in North Darfur, Sudan. Severely injured and disfigured 10 years ago by the long-running violence in the region of the African nation, she is trying to rebuild her life with her sister in the refugee camp.

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In this photo taken Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 and released by the United Nations African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID), Kaltoum Yakoub Issa, 19, carries a water jerry can to make bricks for her new house in Abu Shouk camp for internally displaced people (IDP) in North Darfur, Sudan. (AP Photo/UNAMID, Albert Gonzalez Farran)

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** FILE ** In this Jan. 9, 2011 file photo, George Clooney stands outside a polling station in Juba, then capital of southern Sudan. Actor and human rights activist George Clooney made a quiet visit to a volatile border region between Sudan and South Sudan last week, ahead of testimony he's giving before a U.S. Senate committee on Wednesday, March 14, 2012. (AP Photo/Pete Muller, File)

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**FILE** South Sudan's President Salva Kiirr (center) and Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir (right) stand July 9, 2011, on the podium at the start of independence celebrations in Juba, South Sudan. South Sudan raised the flag of its new nation for the first time, as thousands of South Sudanese citizens swarmed the capital of Juba to celebrate the country's birth. (Associated Press)

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U.S. Embassy in Khartoum, Sudan: "Assimilated" by Jefferson Pinder (center) and "Untitled" by Sharif Bey (on wall at right) (State Department photo)

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Accusing newly independent South Sudan of arming anti-Khartoum rebels, Sudanese President Omar Bashir (left) warned: “We are ready to teach you another lesson.” South Sudan President Salva Kiir (right) responded, saying Gen. Bashir's accusation are only to justify “his pending invasion.” (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** The International Criminal Court has issued an arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar Bashir on charges of war crimes and genocide in Darfur. He has denied the charges. (Associated Press)

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** FILE ** South Sudan President Salva Kiir (center) and Sudan President Omar al-Bashir (right) stand on the podium at the start of independence celebrations in Juba, South Sudan, on Saturday, July 9, 2011. (AP Photo/David Azia)

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Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, third right, talks at the National Assembly in Khartoum, Sudan, Tuesday, July 12, 2011.Sudan's president says his country will issue a new currency following the loss of oil revenues resulting from South Sudan's independence last week. (AP Photo/Abd Raouf)

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A crowd of men scream in celebration during the independence ceremony of the Republic of South Sudan in Juba, South Sudan, on Saturday July 9, 2011. South Sudan officially became the 193rd country in the world on Saturday, after voting to secede from Sudan in January, 2011. (AP Photo/Andrew Burton)

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A Bari community member holds the flag of southern Sudan during celebrations on the eve of their declaration of independence in Juba, southern Sudan, Friday, July 8, 2011. Southern Sudan is set to declare independence from the north on Saturday. (AP Photo/David Azia)

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Residents of Jonglei state gather Thursday for a rehearsal of independence celebrations in Juba, southern Sudan. The new country is set to officially declare its separation from the north on Saturday. Sudanese President Omar Bashir, indicted for alleged war crimes, is expected to attend. (Associated Press)

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In this photo released by the U.N. Mission in Sudan (UNMIS), homes burn in the town of Abyei, Sudan, on Monday, May 23, 2011. (AP Photo/UNMIS, Stuart Price)

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Homes burn in Abyei, Sudan, on Monday. Armed men burned and looted the disputed oil-rich province on Monday, the U.N. mission there said. (Associated Press)

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Children play at the SOS children's home in Malakal, southern Sudan, in 2005. More than 100 orphans were trapped between fighting forces over the weekend when rebel troops battling southern Sudan's army invaded an orphanage, officials said. (Associated Press)

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U.N. peacekeepers patrol in Abyei, Southern Sudan, on Friday, March 11, 2011. Scores of villagers have died in recent fighting in Southern Sudan despite the presence of 10,000 U.N. troops mandated with protecting civilians. Now, internal documents say U.N. officials have ordered the peacekeepers not to operate in an area where civilians are at risk in upcoming battles, after being asked to avoid the region by the south's military. (AP Photo/Tim Freccia)