U.S. Weighs Lifting Terror-Related Sanctions Against Sudan 

by Yigal Chazan The U.S. is facing a difficult dilemma as it considers when to lift severely restrictive sanctions against Sudan—sanctions that, left in place for much longer, could hamper if not derail a transition to democracy.

Protest: The King Is Dead, Long Live the King

by James M. Dorsey Protest is back on the front burner.

Nurturing Sudan’s Fledgling Power-Sharing Accord

by International Crisis Group On 17 August, four months after the most sustained protest campaign in Sudan’s modern history swept Omar al-Bashir from power, the Forces of Freedom and Change opposition coalition signed a power-sharing accord with the ruling military… Continue Reading  

Will the Political Agreement Pave the Way for Democracy in Sudan?

by Abdelkhalig Shaib On July 17, 2019, Sudan’s Transitional Military Council (TMC) and the main opposition group, the Alliance for Freedom and Change (AFC), signed a power-sharing deal. It is hoped this will start a new phase in the country’s… Continue Reading  

Sudan’s Tragic Role in Yemen’s Civil War

by Giorgio Cafiero Yemen’s Houthi rebellion poses no threat to Sudan’s security or national interests. There is no history of any group in Yemen attacking or threatening Sudan. Sudanese citizens were not concerned about the Houthis’ rise to power in… Continue Reading