Enough’s 5 Recommended Reads is a biweekly series featuring important stories you may have missed.
- “Breaking Out of the Spiral in South Sudan: Anti-Money Laundering, Network Sanctions, and a New Peacemaking Architecture” (Report)
In this September 28 report, authors Brian Adeba, Brad Brooks-Rubin, John Prendergast, and Jon Temin argue that the metastasizing crisis in South Sudan urgently requires a new strategy for achieving a sustainable peace.
- “Strategic Pressure: A Blueprint for Addressing New Threats and Supporting Democratic Change in the DRC” (Report)
In this new report, authors Sasha Lezhnev and John Prendergast outline how the U.S. and E.U. should increase financial pressure on the Congolese government to help achieve a democratic transition to begin to break the cycle of the corrupt, violent state while also pushing for key structural reforms and immediate conflict mitigation steps in the Kasai region and the east.
- “Should the Diamond Industry Lead KP Reform or Just Get to the Core Issues?” (Op-Ed)
Enough’s Brad Brooks-Rubin argues in World Diamond Magazine that there simply is no evidence to support the view that a dramatically overhauled certification system with rigorous data collection, analysis, and enforcement will emerge unless the diamond industry were to decide to fund and support it.
- “Apply Now: Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities 2018” (Application)
Join the Enough Project and Jewish World Watch in January 2018 for The Lemkin Summit to End Genocide and Mass Atrocities, this 3-Day conference bringing students and community leaders at the forefront of the anti-atrocity movement to D.C. for a weekend of learning and action.
- “From the Archives: Why Donald Trump Needs to Take Action on Sudan” (Op-Ed)
In this May 31st TIME op-ed, Enough Founding Director John Prendergast explains how the Trump Administration should create a new track focused on promoting fundamental human rights and religious freedom, countering grand corruption and achieving peace in Sudan.