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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | March 22, 2018

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Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads | March 22, 2018

Posted by Enough Team on March 22, 2018

Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.

  1.  Foreign Affairs: The Key to Making Peace in Africa” (Op-Ed)
    In this March 14 op-ed George Clooney and John Prendergast explain how fighting corruption can help end conflict in South Sudan, the DR Congo, Sudan, CAR, and other parts of Africa.  .
  2. Sharing Emi Mahmoud’s Dreams for Peace on International Women’s Day 2018” (Blog)
    In honor of this year’s International Women’s Day, the Enough Project highlighted and amplified the work of Sudanese-American poet and activist Emi Mahmoud.
  3. Red Flags in DR Congo’s Electoral Process: Time for Consequences” (Blog)
    Although the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo promised to hold elections by the end of this year, there are strong warning signs that a credible democratic transition is at risk. The United States, European Union, and African Union have a quickly closing window to influence the process and should place greater financial pressure on the Kabila regime now.
  4. Fueling Atrocities: Oil and War in South Sudan” (Brief)
    In its latest investigative brief, “Fueling Atrocities: Oil and War in South Sudan,” Enough’s investigative initiative, The Sentry, reports on a set of documents that describe how South Sudan’s elite is using the country’s oil wealth to get rich and terrorize civilians.
  5. Why Sudan Should Not Be Removed from the Terrorism List” (Policy One-Pager)
    The United States is considering next steps, including the removal of Sudan from the State Sponsors of Terrorism List, as part of a path to a full normalization of relations with Sudan in a move that would undermine core U.S. national interests.