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Author: Omer Ismail and Maggie Fick

Whither Chad? (Part III): The Chadian Rebels Edition

Whither Chad? (Part III): The Chadian Rebels Edition
Enough has been closely monitoring the impact of the International Criminal Court arrest warrant for Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on the dynamics in volatile eastern Chad, but we have been quiet about the 5,000-plus Chadian rebels who have been camped out for the past several months in Darfur (courtesy of the Sudanese government’s kind hospitality). It is not always easy to predict the next move of Chad’s key rebel leaders, whose shifting alliances and changing directions mimic the Sahelian desert winds. However, now that the wind is once again blowing in a relatively discernable direction—from Darfur toward the Chadian capital ...
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