Blog Posts in Political Economy of African Wars Series

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 16, 2015

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.

Posted by Enough Team on Jun 9, 2015
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.