HOME / Foreigners : Opinions about events beyond our borders. How To Throw an Election Why did Sudan's leading opposition party go to great lengths to avoid winning the presidency? By Dan Morrison|Posted Wednesday, April 28, 2010, at 11:54 AM Tweet (Continued from Page 2) Like Slate on Facebook. Follow Slate and the Slate Foreign Desk on Twitter. SINGLE PAGE Page: 1 | 2 | 3 Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Foreigners articles. Follow the News and Politics section. Follow stories by Dan Morrison. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. SLATE'S MOST VIRAL There Is Nothing Miraculous About a Tornado, Wolf Blitzer A Huge Discovery About Prime Numbers—and What It Means for the Future of Math Steve Jobs’ Dream Device Has Arrived, and It's Made by Microsoft Dan Morrison is the author of The Black Nile. He writes at danmorrison.net and tweets at @dmsouthasia and @theblacknile. Photogarph of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir by Ashraf Shazly/AFP/Getty Images. Click here to load comments.