Sudan’s Stalled ‘Transition’ Could Create a Failed State

Sudan’s Stalled ‘Transition’ Could Create a Failed State
A protester against last year’s coup participates in a demonstration demanding an immediate transfer of power to civilians, in Khartoum, Sudan, Sept. 13, 2022 (AP photo by Marwan Ali).

October will mark the one-year anniversary of the Sudanese military takeover from a transitional government created in 2019 after the overthrow of longtime dictator Omar al-Bashir. But nearly 12 months later, the country faces a stalemated transition, economic malaise and political paralysis that could cause state failure.

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