Updates from the Small Arms Survey
The Crisis in Abyei (13 December 2013)
Reviewing the status of negotiations over Abyei following the Ngok Dinka-organized referendum—which has ...
ISS Today, Institute for Security Studies
The referendum in Abyei is an ongoing challenge for the African Union, write Tshaba Tjemolane and Amanda Lucey at ISS Pretoria.
HSBA, Small Arms Survey, October 2013
Voting in the Ngok Dinka-organized referendum on Abyei's political future ends on 29 October, with results to be announced on 31 October.
HSBA Update, 17 Sept 2013
Noting increased pressure from the Ngok Dinka community and South Sudanese government to hold the AUHIP-proposed referendum on the territory in October 201 ...
HSBA, March 2013
With the political positions of Sudan and South Sudan as far apart as ever, and the situation on the ground tense, the Abyei crisis shows no signs of abating.
The Enough Project
The cold war between Sudan and South Sudan could reignite into a devastating armed conflict if they do not quickly resolve their dispute over the final sta ...
Bereketeab, Redie, NAI Discussion paper 75
This paper analyses the notion of self-determination and secession by adopting acomparative perspective on ...
Congressional Research Service
Summary: Congress has played an active role in U.S. policy toward Sudan for more than three decades. Efforts to support an end to the ...
On September 27, 2012, Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir and South Sudanese President Salva Kiir signed agreements concerning a host of issues resulting fro ...
Rift Valley Institute, Douglas Johnson, August 2012
South Sudan is a missing piece in the jigsaw of Africa's past, says RVI Fellow Douglas Johnson.
Jenn Christian, Enough Project, June 2012
The stalled negotiation process threatens the peace and stability of the two Sudans and the region at large.
Paul Salem, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
The two countries now face all-out war and economic collapse. It is urgent that coordinated and intense pressure be brought to bear on both north and south to avert ruin.
International Crisis Group Alert, 18 April 2012
First priority is a security deal that stops both the fighting between the North and the South, as well as Khartoum and the SRF, but for this to hold it must also be clearly linked to binding commitments to discuss and implement political reforms.
Africal Arguments Blog post, April 2012
Today, the two countries are at war, in the border area of Heglig, as well as by proxy in Southern Kordofan and Blue Nile, and increasingly in the borderlands of South Sudan as well.
Jon Temin and Lawrence Woocher, USIP Report March 2012
Why was the 2011 referendum on the secession of southern Sudan largely peaceful despite predictions for renewed civil war?
Wolfram Lacher, SWP Research Paper 4, February 2012
Donors should link their engagement for statebuilding more closely to political dialogue with the South Sudanese government
Traci D. Cook, National Democratic Institute, Nov 2011
As the people of South Sudan undertake the task of building a new nation, public opinion research conducted by NDI shows they are optimistic about South Sudan's future while also concerned about the fundamental challenges it faces.
International Crisis Group Nairobi/Brussels 4 Apr 2011
Now that South Sudan's self-determination has been realised, long-suppressed grievances and simmering political disputes have re-surfaced, threatening instability on the eve of independence.
USIP News Feature by Jok Madut Jok
On January 3rd 2011, at an event to mark the success of the preparations for Southern Sudan’s long-awaited referendum, the Chairman of the Southern Sud ...
Brenthurst Discussion Paper 05/2010
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Allahu Akbar: A Friday in Khartoum
I am sipping to my coffee as I am listening to the local imam through the loudspeaker as he addresses his congregation inside the mosque.
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Sudan divided - continuing conflict in a contested state edited by Gunnar M. Sørbø and Abdel Ghaffar M. Ahmed (2013)
Dealing with government in South Sudan Leonardi, Cherry (2013)
The Borderlands of South Sudan - authority and identity in contemporary and historical perspectives edited by Christopher Vaughan, Mareike Schomerus, Lotje de Vries (2013)
Against a tide of evil - how one man became the whistleblower to the first mass murder of the twenty-first century Mukesh Kapila, [Damien Lewis] (2013)
Mediation and liberal peacebuilding - peace from the ashes of war? edited by Mikael Eriksson and Roland Kostic (2013)
The Horn of Africa - intra-state and inter-state conflicts and security edited by Redie Bereketeab (2013)
Crisis in the Horn of Africa - politics, piracy and the threat of terror Peter Woodward (2013)
The post-colonial state and civil war in Sudan - the origins of conflict in Darfur Noah R. Bassil (2013)
The power of creative reasoning - the ideas and vision of John Garang Lula A. Deng (2013)
The pastoral Fulbe in the Sudan Funj region - a study of the interaction between state and society Elhadi Ibrahim Osman (2013)