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- Splintered Warfare: Alliances, affiliations, and agendas of armed factions and politico-military groups in the Central African Republic (Report)
This new mapping report details the military and political strategies of the many armed factions currently active in the Central African Republic.
- “‘Survival Mode’: Rebel Resilience and the Lord’s Resistance Army” (Article)
In an effort to develop an explanatory framework for resilience as a distinct outcome of civil war and rebellion, this Terrorism and Political Violence journal article by Enough Project Non-Resident Senior Fellow Dr. Cristopher Day examines the conditions under which the Lord’s Resistance Army has persisted for nearly three decades.
- “Dire Humanitarian Situation in Darfur Alarms U.S. Embassy in Sudan” (Statement)
A “deteriorating” humanitarian situation in Jebel Marra in the Darfur region is getting the attention of U.S. embassy officials in Khartoum, Sudan, who expressed concern at what is being described as “critical levels of severe acute malnutrition” despite a concerted effort by aid agencies to arrest the worsening situation.
- “Abyei: Simmering Tensions Show No Signs of Abating” (Blog)
This blog post is part one of a two-part blog series on the ongoing tensions in Abyei.
- “Closure of Office of Global Criminal Justice would be Major Setback for U.S. Efforts” (Blog)
This blog details why closing the State Department’s Office of Global Criminal Justice would deal a key blow to critical international justice efforts on a number of fronts, including in East and Central Africa.