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