Christopher Alessi of the Council on Foreign Relations interviewed Alex de Waal about the recent agreements between Sudan and South Sudan and how they relate to oil diplomacy.
Below is an introduction to the interview and the full text is available on the website of the Council on Foreign Relations.
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The Republic of Sudan and the Republic of South Sudan signed nine agreements on a range of issues that they have been negotiating since 2010 initially in accordance with the Post-Referendum Arrangements negotiations provided for in section 67 of the Southern Sudan Referendum Act, 2009 as elaborated upon in the Mekelle Memorandum of Understanding of 23 June 2010. The Parties have also been engaged in the negotiation of outstanding Comprehensive Peace Agreement (CPA) issues, and have now reached several Agreements relating to CPA and post- secession issues.Continue Reading →
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The presidents of Sudan and South Sudan have signed a series of eight agreements today in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The agreements address security, trade, oil, and citizenship. They are a major step forward.
However, several issues including the final status of Abyei area remain outstanding. The agreements also do not cover the conflict in the [...]Continue Reading →
Our colleagues at “Focus on the Horn,” have posted an essay by Jacob Wiebel and Toni Weis, “A Monument for Graziana: Italy’s unresolved relations to its violent colonial past.” The story of one Italian town’s decision to mount a memorial to honor Marsahll Rodolfo Graziana also appears on the August 29, 2012 website of [...]Continue Reading →
Our partners, African Arguments, have posted Peter Gill’s insightful tribute to Meles Zenawi, the late Ethiopian leader. Gill, the author of Famine and Foreigners: Ethiopia since Live Aid, quotes extensively from his interview with Zenawi, ending with this comment:
Meles’ work was not quite done. It is still unclear how far the transition [...]Continue Reading →
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