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CNN Op-ed: Sanctions Threats Are Not Enough

George Clooney joins Enough's John Prendergast and Akshaya Kumar on CNN.com arguing that since greed is driving the calculations of South Sudan’s government and rebel leaders, the surest route to peace is by hitting them in their wallets with biting sanctions. Their piece offers a peek at our newest initiative to dismantle the financial networks fueling and profiting from Africa’s deadliest wars, launching in July.  Read More »

Daily Beast Op-ed on Kony's LRA by Kathryn Bigelow and Holly Dranginis

Editor's Note: This article was written by the Kathryn Bigelow and Enough Project's Policy Analyst Holly Dranginis and originally appeared in The Daily Beast as "Keep Fighting Joseph Kony’s LRA" on June 22, 2015.  Read More »

Growing My Wings

Jake Littman

In this guest blog post, Jake, a student from SUNY Stony Brook, recalls the moment he first learned about conflict minerals and his determination to do something about it.  Read More »

New Report - Warlord Business: CAR’s Violent Armed Groups and their Criminal Operations for Profit and Power

In a new Enough Project report released today, author Kasper Agger examines how the two main armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) and their multiple factions make millions of dollars in profits from illicit activities, such as the illicit sale of natural resources, taxation, extortion and the strategic use of killings and violence.  Read More »

TIME Op-ed on Omar al-Bashir's Escape

This op-ed was written by the Enough Project's Founding Director John Prendergast and Sudan and South Sudan Policy Analyst Akshaya Kumar and originally appeared in TIME as "The Sudanese President’s Escape Highlights the Determination of African Lawyers" on June 15, 2015.  Read More »

Hill Briefing: The Ongoing Crisis in South Sudan

Enough Project Sudan and South Sudan Policy Analyst Justine Fleischner spoke at a June 10 briefing on Capitol Hill titled “The Ongoing Crisis in South Sudan: A Detailed Outlook on the Situation”. The briefing was hosted by Representative Charles Rangel (D-NY13).  Read More »

New Report: Neighborhood Watch: Mobilizing Regional Action for Peace in South Sudan

Neighborhood Watch

In South Sudan, efforts to broker peace are not succeeding. A new Enough Project report describes the competing political and economic interests of South Sudan’s neighbors that have so far undermined regional willingness to take action against the warring parties and what the U.S. can do to bring about a negotiated settlement to the conflict.  Read More »

Enough Project Joins Other NGOs to Urge Beneficial Ownership Transparency at World Bank

Yesterday, the Enough Project joined 106 other organizations urging the World Bank to take a leadership role in the international community in beneficial ownership transparency.  Read More »

New Foreign Affairs Article: Absent in Central Africa

This article was written by Stephen R. Weissman, Anthony W. Gambino, and the Enough Project's John Prendergast and Sasha Lezhnev. It originally appeared in Foreign Affairs as "Absent in Central Africa" on June 8, 2015.  Read More »

Enough and 120+ Organizations Call for Senate to Confirm Gayle Smith as USAID Administrator

In a letter to the Senate Leadership and Foreign Relations Committee Chairs, the Enough project joined 129 other organizations in calling on the Senate to swiftly confirm Gayle Smith as the next Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).   Read More »

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