Despite billions in aid, Sudan rejects U.S. request to send Marines to guard embassy
Via Real Clear World, August 21 this year: Recently, the U.S. government announced that it will lobby international donors to pledge financial support for Sudan.
In only the last few years - from the Wiki: Overall U.S. funding for foreign aid to Sudan has decreased from $924.1 million in 2009 to $427.8 million in 2010, with the department requesting $440.0 million in 2011.
Sudan has rejected a U.S. request to send a platoon of Marines to bolster security at the U.S. embassy outside Khartoum, the state news agency SUNA said on Saturday. On Friday, around 5,000 people protested against a film that insults the Prophet Mohammad, storming the German embassy before breaking into the U.S. mission. via - chicagotribune.com.