Can Sudan’s Transitional Government Persuade the Skeptics?

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Feb. 14, 2020 (DPA photo by Bernd von Jutrczenka via AP Images).
Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok speaks at a press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at the Federal Chancellery in Berlin, Feb. 14, 2020 (DPA photo by Bernd von Jutrczenka via AP Images).
SUBSCRIBE NOW
Free Newsletter

When Sudan’s military brass removed the country’s longtime strongman, President Omar al-Bashir, 10 months ago, skepticism about their intentions was the order of the day. The demonstrators on the streets of Khartoum were the most skeptical, and their massive pro-democracy protests that had forced the military’s hand did not stop. Four months later, and against all odds, the protesters achieved another impressive victory: a power-sharing agreement with the military, establishing a transitional ruling council. Yet even then, not everyone was convinced that a country accused of committing serial genocide under Bashir was on its way to fully rejoining the community […]

TO READ MORE

Enter your email to get instant access to this article and to receive our free email newsletter:

Or, Subscribe now to get full access.

Already a subscriber? Log in here .

What you’ll get with an All-Access subscription to World Politics Review:

A WPR subscription is like no other resource — it’s like having your own personal researcher and analyst for news and events around the globe. Become a member now, and you’ll get:

  • Immediate and instant access to the full searchable library of 15,000+ articles
  • Daily articles with original analysis, written by leading topic experts, delivered to you every weekday
  • Daily links to must-read news, analysis, and opinion from top sources around the globe, curated by our keen-eyed team of editors
  • Weekly in-depth reports, including features on important countries and issues.
  • Your choice of weekly region-specific newsletters, delivered to your inbox.
  • Smartphone- and tablet-friendly website.

And all of this is available to you — right now for just $1 for the first 3 months.

More World Politics Review