U.S. Policy

Faith Amid the Rising Conflict in Eastern Congo

Faith, for many in eastern Congo, is a source of hope in an environment where optimism is often in short supply. Many Congolese consider faith communities to be among the few trusted institutions in a society (and a government) rife with corruption.  Read More »

MSNBC's Melissa Harris-Perry Hosts Africa Show, Enough's Mark Quarterman Featured

Melissa Harris-Perry, host of her own popular weekend morning news and politics show on MSNBC, gave special emphasis in last Sunday’s program to stories linked to Africa. The topics ranged from the ongoing fighting along the Sudan-South Sudan border, the global response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa, and the complicated relationship between Africa and the Americas. Enough Project Research Director Mark Quarterman was on hand in the studio to offer commentary for the latter two discussions  Read More »

Joseph Kony: Always One Step Ahead

In this op-ed that originally appeared on Global Post and on CNN’s Global Public Square blog, we write about how the current efforts to track Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony are falling short and what needs to be done to end the LRA.  Read More »

Sudanese Experts, U.N. Special Advisor on Genocide Join Enough Project for South Sudan Anniversary Event

In a room packed with more than 150 people, the Enough Project hosted a panel discussion on July 16 about the interconnected challenges facing Sudan and South Sudan since South Sudan’s first anniversary of independence. The panelists addressed the ongoing North-South negotiation process and the recent wave of anti-regime protests sweeping though Sudan, emphasizing their effect on security in the region and the potential for regime change.  Read More »

5 Stories You Might Have Missed This Week

A weekly round-up of must-read stories, posted every Friday.  Read More »

#SudanRevolts: Crackdown in Sudan Leaves Over 2,000 Activists Detained, but Protests Continue

Over 2,000 activists have been detained since protests began in Khartoum on June 16, the activist group Girifna reported, prompting mounting international criticism and spurring more solidarity from Sudanese opposition groups.  Read More »

U.N. Strategy to End the LRA Highlights Obstacles, Requires U.S. Support

The United Nations has developed a strategy for addressing the crisis created by the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA, that highlights the obstacles constraining ongoing efforts and details five areas of strategic support. The strategy, endorsed by the U.N. Security Council, follows two weeks after the release of the secretary-general’s report on the LRA warning that current efforts are under-resourced and lack regional cooperation.  Read More »

U.S. Envoy Visits Africa’s Great Lakes Amid Controversy Over Rwandan Support to Rebels in Congo

Amid new evidence of Rwandan support for the rebellion across the border in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo’s Rutshuru territory, revealed by the United Nations Group of Experts, U.S. Special Advisor to the Great Lakes Barrie Walkley visited the region.  Read More »

Voices of Sudan Gathers Advocates on Capitol Hill for Independence Day Event

Monday marked the one-year anniversary of South Sudanese independence. To commemorate the day, Voices for Sudan held a press conference and invited three Sudan-watchers, including Enough Project Sudan Policy Analyst Jenn Christian, to comment on the current state of South Sudan and Sudan. The other speakers included Faith McDonnell, the director of religious liberty programs at the Institute on Religion and Democracy and Shaza Bala Elmahdi, a student activist with Girifna.  Read More »

U.S. State Department Hosts Special Screening of ‘I Am Congo’ Video Series

Wendy Crompton is a law student and intern at the U.S. State Department, where she recently attended a screening of the video series "I Am Congo,” produced by the Enough Project’s Raise Hope for Congo campaign. In this guest blog post she writes about the impact the stories featured in the video had on her work.  Read More »

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