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He is the Sudanese ambassador to the United Nations.

He is the co-author of Darfur: A Short History of a Long War.

He was the U.N. humanitarian coordinator in Sudan, 2003-2004, and confronted its government, U.N. leaders and foreign ministries around the world about what was happening in Darfur.

He was second in command at the United Nations, serving as Secretary-General Kofi Annan's top political adviser from March 1997 to June 2005.

He is the author of The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the U.N. in the Era of American World Power.

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