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New Brief: EU Financial Leverage for Impact in South Sudan

A new policy brief published today by the Enough Project urges the European Union to more clearly and consistently assert leadership and develop much-needed financial leverage that could support a truly reinvigorated peace process in South Sudan, a country hijacked by corrupt elites and marred by brutal conflict and urgent humanitarian crises.

By Enough Team

March 29, 2018

“EuroPressure”: European Union Has Tools to Stop Violent Kleptocrats in South Sudan, Reinvigorate Peace Process

A new policy report published today by the Enough Project urges the European Union to more clearly and consistently assert leadership and develop much-needed financial leverage that could support a truly reinvigorated peace process in South Sudan, a country hijacked by corrupt elites and marred by brutal conflict and urgent humanitarian crises.

By Enough Team

March 29, 2018

EuroPressure: EU Financial Leverage for Impact in South Sudan

Download the brief | Résumé analytique By Brad Brooks-Rubin and Jonathan Benton Executive Summary For the past several years, South Sudan has spiralled out of control. The nation’s still young history is marred by brutal conflict and failed peace agreements, creating one of the most extreme humanitarian crises in the world. As another Cessation of Hostilities […]

By Enough Team

March 29, 2018

U.S. Takes Action against South Sudanese Public and Private Oil Entities

Today, the United States announced it was taking action against 15 South Sudanese oil-related entities “whose revenues have contributed to the ongoing crisis in South Sudan.” U.S. as well as non-U.S. companies will now need a license to export, re-export, or transfer exports of any U.S.-origin goods or technology to the listed entities.

By Enough Team

March 21, 2018

Fueling Atrocities: Oil and War in South Sudan

In its new investigative brief, 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.

By Enough Team

March 5, 2018

Ambassador Haley’s Visit to South Sudan and Congo

During her trip to Africa this week, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is traveling to South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Both South Sudan and Congo are regions of focus for the Enough Project and its recent work has put forth a number of recommendations that U.S. policymakers can implement.

By Enough Team

October 25, 2017

New Report: Breaking Out of the Spiral in South Sudan

In this 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.

By Enough Team

September 28, 2017

U.S. Sanctions Senior South Sudanese Generals, Top Officials and Their Networks

BREAKING – September 6, 2017 (Washington DC) – Today, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) sanctioned three major South Sudanese leaders, placing Deputy Chief of Defense Staff Lieutenant General Malek Reuben Riak, General Paul Malong, and Information Minister Michael Makuei Lueth, as well as three companies linked to them on its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) List. The […]

By Enough Team

September 6, 2017

Senators Corker and Coons to Treasury Secretary Mnuchin: Deploy Financial Tools to End Corrupt Behavior of South Sudanese Leaders

In a letter to U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN) and Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) detail the necessary steps the Treasury Department should take on South Sudan to “cut off the free flow of resources to the political and military elites, their families and associates.”

By Enough Team

August 14, 2017