Biden, Macron and Johnson cosy up to sanctions-free Khartoum
Newly freed from the US sanctions that locked it out of the world's financial markets, Khartoum is set to make its international comeback. The next six months will see France, the UK, and the US jostle to become Sudan's leading partner, especially when it comes to debt restructuring. [...]
Will Sudan's lost legions return to Darfur from Libya and Yemen?
The Darfur rebels and their sworn enemies, the Janjaweed militias, who are currently serving as auxiliaries on the battle fronts in Libya and Yemen, have been invited by their commanders to return to Darfur following the signing of a peace agreement in early October. [...]
Sudan faced with turning militia ragbag into genuine army as it sheds its pariah status Free
The lifting of US sanctions on Sudan will open the way to bilateral cooperation, not least in the military domain. And time is of the essence: despite the peace deal, there is friction between the various militia groups that will make up the future Sudanese army. [...]
Balance of power in Khartoum swings to Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Riyadh axis
Building on the meeting organised on 17 May by the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy, on 21 June Berlin will host diplomats from the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority [. [...]