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Sudan

Ali Osman Mohamed Taha

Date of Birth: 01/01/1944
Place of Birth: Khartoum


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Spinning on the edge

It has tried to spin the Darfur crisis as primarily an age-old conflict over resources; a civil war based on ethnicity; a 'normal' government response to an armed rebellion; a US attempt to divert attention from Iraq; a Zionist attempt to divert attention from Israel; an attempt by the Sudan People's Liberation Army as supporters of the Sudan Liberation Army to wriggle out of Naivasha; and an attempt by Hassan Abdullah el Turabi's NIF faction the Popular Congress (PC) to undermine and even overthrow Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha's National Congress (NC) faction...


Darfur's turning point

These developments are limiting the NIF's zone of direct control to an axis between Khartoum and Port Sudan as the regime's core is drawn from a narrow band of three 'Arab' tribes: Ja'aleen (Federal Affairs Minister Nafi'e Ali Nafi' and former security chief El Tayeb Ibrahim Mohamed Kheir); Shaigya (First Vice President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha National Security and Intelligence Director Gen...


Fighting the foreign front

Gaoled for murder and theft he was released on instructions from Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha last year and given support to build up the militia units...


Genocide watch

'When Ali Osman Mohamed Taha left Naivasha he said hewas going to deal with Darfur' sighed one source referring tothe NIF strongman...


Peace without honour

Some consequences of the Naivasha deal are: The NIF (Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha's dominant National Congress faction) is strengthened...


Desperate Darfur

He spent months in gaol or under house arrest and is widely believed in the area to have been released on the personal intervention of First Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha early in 2003 after SLA forces briefly captured the North Darfur capital El Fasher destroying five military aircraft and capturing several senior officers...


Under arrest, again

The Jeddah accord also signed by Vice-President and NIF supremo Ali Osman Mohamed Taha stipulated that the security apparatus should be left intact after any peace deal...


Peace in our time

His long-time deputy Ali Osman Mohamed Taha is more purist but has not had much room for manoeuvre at Machakos where he personally took over the NIF team early last month...


Another Addis agreement?

The newly personalised roles of Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha and the SPLA/M leader John Garang were hailed as breaking the deadlock...


Catching the flak

Khartoum sees ties with Baghdad as important: the dossier is handled by the country's most powerful man Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha who has been a regular visitor to Iraq...


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