|US NGO Claims to Rule South Sudan|
|by Tom McGregor||Wed, Jul 11, 2012, 06:44 PM|
A policy wonk in the U.S., a self-proclaimed ‘Emperor,’ has disclosed to Reuters that he played a pivotal role in African Affairs in the past few decades, even sparking a revolutionary crisis in Sudan.
According to Reuters, “in the mid-1980s, a small band of policy began convening for lunch in the back corner of a dimly lit Italian bistro in the U.S. capital. After ordering beers, they would get down to business: How to win independence for southern Sudan, a war-torn place most Americans had never heard of.”
The NGO called itself the ‘Council’ and they referred to each other by the nicknames, the Emperor, the Deputy Emperor, the Spear Carrier. Apparently, the so-called Spear Carrier was a former President Jimmy Carter administration official, who sports a ponytail.”
As reported by Reuters, “across successive U.S. administrations, they smoothed the path of southern Sudanese rebels in Washington, influenced legislation in Congress, and used their positions to shape foreign policy in favor of Sudan’s southern rebels, often with scant regard for U.S. government protocol.”
The Spear Carrier (Roger Winter) said, “we never controlled anything, but we always did try to influence things in the way we thought most benefited the people of South Sudan.”
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