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Interview – Prince El-Waleed M. Madibo

Interview – Prince El-Waleed M. Madibo

Prince Madibo talks about constructing and running a government in Sudan, the importance of coexistence, and theory and practice of development.

Sudan’s President Bashir Was Almost Arrested and We Thought of You

Sudan’s President Bashir Was Almost Arrested and We Thought of You

If we are ever going to actually end genocide, we need to intervene while it’s happening, not apologize or regret our lack of action years later, after it ends.

Remembering Darfur: The World’s Longest Running Genocide

Remembering Darfur: The World’s Longest Running Genocide

Lack of personal responsibility is why we failed on Darfur, and the continuing lack of accountability is why we are likely to fail again elsewhere

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

To what Extent Have Politics Restricted the ICC’s Effectiveness?

The ICC is neither merely a political tool of the international community nor solely an independent legal body. Politics and law indeed come together within the ICC.

Generous Hearts and Stubborn Minds

Generous Hearts and Stubborn Minds

The military might of Sudan regime would not prevail as long as the women of Nuba have the generosity to share their last gourd of beer with a stranger in distress.

The Princess of No Man’s Land: Bir Tawil and the Geographical Imagination

The Princess of No Man’s Land: Bir Tawil and the Geographical Imagination

No Man’s Lands are rarely empty. They are spaces that are occupied, utilized and stewarded, and layered with geographical, historical and narrative complexities.

South Sudan in Turmoil: The Risk of a Congo-like Regional Crisis

South Sudan in Turmoil: The Risk of a Congo-like Regional Crisis

The stakes in the South Sudanese conflict are high. The peace process needs to be revitalized and rigorously pursued to bring a lasting settlement to the conflict.

South Sudan: Struggling to Stay Alive

South Sudan: Struggling to Stay Alive

The Republic of South Sudan is fighting to survive. The crisis in the world’s newest nation is essentially a problem of governance, not a natural disaster.

Review – South Sudan: From Revolution to Independence

Review – South Sudan: From Revolution to Independence

LeRiche and Arnold, despite certain shortcomings, offer a significant contribution to the study of wars and conflicts in the Sudan in particular, and Africa at large.

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the South Sudanese state’s creation, the country is still plagued with many of the issues it has faced for decades. Indeed, it’s only because we have inflated expectations of states that we believed it would be any different.

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

There is a need for greater in-depth research into local perceptions and understandings of violence, which must underpin any external support to short and long-term reconciliation.

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

UNSC and ICC Patern(al)ship in the Praxis of the R2P: Insights from Darfur and Libya

Questions must be raised about ostensible judicial activism and impropriety; the putative independence of the ICC in relation to the UNSC and, the direct involvement of the ICC in active conflicts especially in African states.

Reflections on the New Republic of South Sudan

Reflections on the New Republic of South Sudan

While South Sudan is clearly facing great problems and even grave danger at the moment, there is still room for optimism. The people are resilient and determined, they are proud of their new nation, and they have a remarkable capacity for hope.

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