|2/03/2010: Obama not yet certain of outcomes of engagement with Sudan - Sudan Tribune|
By Daniel Van Oudenaren
But Mr. Obama’s diplomatic approach has come under fire in other quarters. "Our position is that the U.S. policy of engagement with Khartoum has emboldened the ruling party," Leonard A. Leo, chairman of the United States Commission for International Religious Freedom said in an interview today with Sudan Tribune. The commission chairman, who visited Sudan in both December and January, cited crackdowns on opposition members and unchecked security powers that could affect the April elections.