Darfur and southern Sudan Publications

  • Mar 31, 2010

    Enough experts analyze the agreements being negotiated by the major parties in southern Sudan's upcoming independence referendum.

  • Mar 16, 2010

    All signs indicate that Sudan, Africa’s largest state, will very soon split in two—either peacefully or violently. In a self-determination referendum scheduled for January 2011, the people of southern Sudan are widely expected to vote for separation from the north.

  • Mar 11, 2010

    In the absence of an effective response by the Sudanese government to the LRA, many local men and boys have taken community security into their own hands. They are part of a loose-knit, meagerly armed, local defense force called the Arrow Boys.

  • Feb 25, 2010

    As the ink still dries on a preliminary deal between Sudan and Darfur’s largest rebel group, the situation at the Darfur peace talks in Doha, Qatar is changing rapidly. Here’s an update capturing what we are hearing from various sources.

  • Jan 20, 2010

    In this letter to the Deputies Committee, the Enough Project pushes for a course of action marked by deeper diplomatic engagement and a willingness to impose consequences on those undermining the path to peace in Sudan.

  • Jan 19, 2010

    As tensions increase as the April 2010 elections and January 2011 referendum approach, the United States must ensure strict adherence to unambiguous benchmarks and apply pressures and incentives accordingly.

  • Dec 21, 2009

    Sudan’s national elections scheduled for April 2010 will be neither free nor fair absent significant international pressure to dramatically change the electoral landscape.

  • Dec 18, 2009

    The cross-border nature of the Lord’s Resistance Army, or LRA—currently active in northeastern Congo, the Central African Republic, and southern Sudan—is a clear threat to international peace and security.

  • Dec 16, 2009

    In recent months, Duk County and other neighboring, largely Dinka counties in western Jonglei state, have been afflicted by several violent attacks by armed, organized, and well-trained militia.

  • Nov 20, 2009

    As milestone after milestone is missed on the road to Sudan's 2010 election cycle, Enough experts try to answer the question: What's next for Sudan now?

  • Nov 5, 2009

    Sunday, November 1st marked the start of the month-long period of voter registration throughout Sudan, a key step toward the first democratic elections to be held in the country in 24 years, now slated for April 2010.

  • Nov 2, 2009

    28 Days. That is the amount of time left for Sudan’s rival parties to resolve their differences over a law that will determine the critical details of southern Sudan’s looming, landmark self-determination referendum.

  • Oct 20, 2009

    In Juba, the capital of southern Sudan, the need for 'fierce urgency' in implementing the Obama administration's new policy couldn't be more clear. Tensions are running high and political rumors are flying in this town, which is ground zero for implementation of the peace agreement that is emphasized prominently in the Obama administration's Sudan policy.

  • Oct 13, 2009

    The Darfur peace process is at a crossroads. Until now, the mediation team has not produced a credible peace proposal and key external actors have not generated the necessary pressures and incentives to achieve an agreement.

  • Sep 9, 2009

    It is increasingly evident that the ruling National Congress Party is eager to undermine the Comprehensive Peace Agreement in Sudan. Left unchecked, the NCP’s behavior will trigger a return to war and make it all the more difficult to resolve the crisis in Darfur.