Published in: North Africa, West AsiaSudan and the uphill war on inflation: context and bleak prospects
It is becoming increasingly difficult to imagine the continuity of the NCP leadership in the face of sustained economic deterioration.
Political Islam in Sudan: pragmatism or principle?
The Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) has lost much legitimacy with the Sudanese people and its own party officials. How has this come to be and can an Islamic spiritual movement be both political and partisan?
Published in: openSecurityThe battle for Heglig and the elephant in the room
The hostility between South Sudan and Sudan over Heglig is symptom of the larger unresolved issues between the two states. The CPA established a fragile peace which secession has not strengthened.
The US needs to rethink its strategy with Sudan
After the secession of South Sudan the Sudanese ruling National Congress Party seeks to strengthen ties with the United States and the west. Any attempt to reform the NCP will fail for now so Washington has no choice but to re-engage with the regime in Khartoum
How genocide denial legislation confuses law and history
Denial of genocide is not always tantamount to a refutation of the fact that a morally untenable event has taken place. Before we can properly discuss the criminalization of genocide denial, it is important to reach a clear understanding of what constitutes a genocide
Published in: openSecurityThe death of Khalil Ibrahim: what it doesn't mean for peace in Darfur
The likely future of the JEM without Khalil Ibrahim is fragmentation and eventual disintegration