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Sudan

Ali Osman Mohamed Taha

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


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In the driving seat

That job belongs to the NCP (Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha's faction of the NIF) of which the security organisation is an integral part...


Bad marriage vows

Second Vice-President: Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, NCP; real ideological power behind the Islamist regime...


Freedom unfledged

Garang's inauguration next day brought the theoretical demotion of Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha, to Second Vice-President, a position hitherto given to a Southerner...


Pressure points

Washington burnishes its relations with Ali Osman Mohamed Taha and Military Intelligence Chief Salah Abdullah 'Gosh' (flown to meet Central Intelligence Agency officials in Langley last month) despite their command role in the government's military campaign in Darfur...


Watch this space

The United States is being conciliatory too: it has given NIF strongman Ali Osman Mohamed Taha assurances it will not seek to oust him over Darfur; Britain and France reportedly agree...


Crime and no punishment

The bizarre spectacle of Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha glad-handing Western politicians at the International Donors' Conference in Oslo on 11-12 April highlighted the confusion among European and United States' policy makers about how to handle Khartoum's National Islamic Front regime...


Who's who on Darfur?

A 2004 Congressional report lists Vice-President Ali Osman Mohamed Taha as at first in 'charge of the offensive in Darfur' and later 'the key player behind the scenes', according to 'US and regional officials'...


Joy in the South, silence in the North

For Khartoum, President Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir was present but, demonstrating that the National Islamic Front civilians still rule, the signatory was the more powerful Vice-President, Ali Osman Mohamed Taha...


Murder by any name

A fortnight after the then Secretary of State, Colin Powell, had declared the Darfur massacres 'genocide' on 9 September, senior Sudan official Charles Snyder was telling NIF strongman Ali Osman Mohamed Taha that normalisation was in sight...


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...


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