There has been much discussion over the last two weeks of imminent African Union peace talks aimed at ending the war in Tigray, followed by reports of the talks’ Continue Reading →
Annotating the Official Script
This blog post is a commentary on a press briefing and three documents that reveal the thinking of key international actors regarding the war against Tigray […]Continue Reading →
African leaders promised to “silence the guns” by 2020. Today, it is Africa’s voice for peace that is silent.
Just two decades ago, when the G7 leaders assembled, it was […]Continue Reading →
On 11 April 2019, the Sudanese army announced the overthrow of the government of President Omar Hansen Al Bashir. It also declared the suspension of the constitution and the parliament […]Continue Reading →
The Arab world’s rivalries aren’t driving the unfolding Sudanese drama. But these regional power games could soon play out within Sudanese politics, with each state backing its favored client with money and, perhaps even guns. Such an outcome could have the same calamitous results in Sudan that it has had in Libya and Yemen. The “troika” of countries that sponsored the north-south peace negotiations in Sudan 15 years ago—Norway, the United Kingdom, and the United States—have been conspicuously absent during the protests and the coup.Continue Reading →
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