In the UK, First Post Magazine publishes a fascinating investigation into the role of oil in bringing peace to northern Uganda.
In Kampala, Uganda-CAN asks if there is a connection between a recent spike in US weapons sales to Uganda and the reluctance of the US State Department to contribute to the Juba peace talks.
In Washington, Frank Fukuyama, writing in the American Interest blog, asks whether African territorial integrity, existing for only 50 years, should be respected as much as it is in the developed world. He wonders whether Darfur should be part of Chad instead of Sudan.
In New York, Head Heeb, also writing about Sudan, warns that the conflict in Darfur threatens to engulf the entire Sahel region.