Sudan’s Suspension from the African Union

by Giorgio Cafiero Intensifying violence in Sudan following a breakdown in talks between the Transitional Military Council (TMC) and oppositionists have resulted in the African Union (AU) suspending Sudan from all activities in the pan-African body “with immediate effect.” The… Continue Reading  

Is Sudan Facing a Counterrevolution?

by Jonathan Fenton-Harvey Protestors’ bodies recovered from the River Nile, which the Sudanese military dumped there, represent a potential end to Sudan’s hard-fought-for revolution. Following weeks of tug-of-war, as Sudan’s protestors tried to seek greater civilian representation in a sovereign… Continue Reading  

Sudan’s Revolution Risks Being Stolen from under Our Noses

by Bashair Ahmed On April 11, there were jubilant scenes on the streets across Sudan when Omar al-Bashir was ousted after almost three decades in power. When the protests started last December, an unprecedented number of Sudanese took part or… Continue Reading  

Venezuela: A Path Under International Law?

by Richard Sindelar Evolving international law provides, in theory, avenues for a consortium of nations to resolve the combination of leadership and regime crisis in Venezuela, despite Nicolas Maduro’s dogged persistence to hang onto the presidency at any cost. International… Continue Reading  

A Dangerous Gulf in the Horn: How the Inter-Arab Crisis is Fueling Regional Tensions

by International Crisis Group The Gulf crisis and the scramble for military outposts in the Horn of Africa are exacerbating regional tensions that risk triggering a conflict. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Horn of Africa Project Director Rashid Abdi untangles… Continue Reading