War in Ukraine Is Worsening East Africa’s Food Crisis
Rising wheat, fuel, and fertilizer costs amid a historic drought could lead to mass hunger and instability throughout the Horn of Africa.
How the U.N. and the West Failed Sudan
Self-delusion and negligence stopped governments and aid agencies from facilitating a genuine and lasting transition to democracy.
U.S. Envoy for East Africa to Call It Quits
David Satterfield is expected to leave his post after just a few months on the job, leaving a big vacuum at a bad time.
Targeted Sanctions Can Help Restore Democracy in Sudan
Focusing on key military leaders and their networks can force the regime to change course.
America’s Silence on Sudan Is Deafening
Washington has sidelined the country’s long-term interests in favor of short-term gains.
Sudan’s Future Hangs in the Balance
Demonstrators find themselves at odds with key U.N. and U.S. mediators.
The Lost Boys Weren’t Lost. They Were Stolen.
A new book details how South Sudan’s founders forcibly conscripted tens of thousands of children.
Why Won’t Biden Support Sudan’s Democracy Movement?
The prime minister’s resignation amid ongoing protests mean Washington’s policies need a fresh start.
To Safeguard Sudan’s Democratic Transition, Act Now
Abdalla Hamdok’s resignation has sparked a constitutional crisis. Only international support can keep the country’s democratization on track.
How to Stop Darfur’s Descent Into Darkness
The military authorities need to be pushed to protect their own citizens from a staggering rise in violence.
The Battle for Khartoum Exposes Waning U.S. Influence
If any outside power could help Sudan chart a path to democracy, it should have been the United States.
The World Food Program’s Freelance Diplomacy
David Beasley’s unsanctioned mediation efforts in Khartoum rankle U.S. and U.N. diplomats.
In Ethiopia and Sudan, U.S. Policy Needs Less Talk and More Teeth
The Biden administration’s tough rhetoric is not enough to avoid a disastrous outcome in the Horn of Africa.
It’s Not Too Late to Defeat the Coup in Sudan
The United States and its allies need to do more than talk about democracy; they must act to defend it.
Sudan’s Coup Is a Gamble That Nobody Will Care
The Sudanese military seized power expecting not to face resistance at home or abroad. That’s wishful thinking.
Sudanese General Blew Off Final U.S. Effort to Avert Power Grab
Military junta faces widespread international backlash for upending Sudan’s shaky democratic transition.