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New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Nov 23, 2021

Sudan’s ‘democratic transition is inevitable,’ says the country’s just-resigned foreign minister

New Atlanticist by Katherine Walla

Al-Madhi warned that the political agreement signed Sunday by Hamdok and Sudan’s top general “was more supportive to the coup” than the pro-democracy movement.

Africa Democratic Transitions

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Nov 3, 2021

FAST THINKING: Ethiopia is on the brink

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

What moves does Abiy have left? What role is US policy playing? What other dominos may fall in the region? Our experts keep you ahead of the curve on this fast-moving story.

Africa Conflict

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Oct 29, 2021

Sudan’s coup wasn’t a failure of US diplomacy. It was the dawn of a new era in Africa.

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

In a context where Washington’s voice is diluted amid competing powers vying for influence in Africa, Sudan has emerged as the ultimate battleground.

Africa Democratic Transitions

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Oct 25, 2021

FAST THINKING: What’s behind the coup in Sudan?

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

What’s next for Sudan and the global partners in its state-building project? Our experts weigh in.

Crisis Management Politics & Diplomacy

New Atlanticist

Oct 25, 2021

Sudan’s prime minister warned of a ‘failed state’ in 2019. Now he’s under arrest.

New Atlanticist

Here's what Abdalla Hamdok told the Atlantic Council during a 2019 visit to Washington.

Africa Civil Society

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Oct 7, 2021

Time is running out for Abiy’s ‘new beginning’ in Ethiopia

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Cheering crowds and soaring rhetoric cannot hide the fact that Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed’s troubles run deeper than just one restive region.

Africa Conflict

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

Sep 17, 2021

Biden finally gets bold on Ethiopia. But will it bring peace?

New Atlanticist by Cameron Hudson

The Biden team has launched its final and most elaborate warning shot before cracking down with sanctions against human-rights abusers in the Tigray region.

Africa Conflict

Blog Post

Sep 15, 2021

State of the Order: Assessing August 2021

Blog Post

The State of the Order breaks down the month's most important events impacting the democratic world order.

Afghanistan Belarus

In the News by Atlantic Council

Aug 22, 2021

Kamal Alam with BBC Somali: Reconciliation of war: “How will the Taliban deal with resistance in the Panjshir Valley?”

In the News by Atlantic Council

Afghanistan Conflict

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

Jul 22, 2021

China and Sub-Saharan Africa trade: A case of growing interdependence

Blog Post by Amin Mohseni-Cheraghlou

China’s total merchandise trade with Sub-Saharan Africa has increased by 1864% since 2001. Its increased presence in the region not only increases its access and influence, but also poses significant economic and security risks for the US and EU.

China East Africa