The World Food Programme and other aid groups need access to all of South Kordofan.
There is tremendous suffering among innocent civilians in South Kordofan and Blue Nile states.
Peace cannot be founded in South Sudan with malnourished and stunted children.
In his State of the Union address, President Obama will need to build bipartisan support for ending the the menace of hunger.
Fight hunger at home and abroad, starting with the Farm Bill.
Once the guns fall silent and disappear from South Sudan there is no telling how much the country could achieve.
Efforts at demilitarizing the border and resolving the dispute over oil revenues need to be reinforced with food for peace.
South Sudan and Sudan can choose to implement the much-needed safe demilitarized border zone instead of heading towards all-out war.
If we act now, we can stop famine and save millions of lives.
A learning adventure in American history can also offer a way for students and others to connect with South Sudan.