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May 8, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Al-Shabaab Kenya’s Al-Shabaab Problem

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. On October 16, 2011, the Kenyan army, in an ostens…

May 14, 2015

Elections and Voting
Omar al-Bashir - Voting Sudan’s Recent Elections and Daunting Future

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. Last month, Sudan held national elections, and Oma…

February 5, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Machar Kiir Peace February 2015 Chasing an Elusive Peace in South Sudan

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. Earlier this week, after thirteen months of civil …

January 23, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Power Africa Image U.S. Efforts to Power Africa

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. While on his Africa tour in June 2013, President O…

January 9, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
CPA Garang Taha Sudan Ten Years Later: Taking Stock of Sudan’s Comprehensive Peace Agreement

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. Ten years ago today, the Comprehensive Peace Agree…

December 31, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Kenya Security Law Final Kenya’s Troubling New Anti-Terrorism Legislation

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir, research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. In mid-December, the Kenyan parliament passed coun…

January 28, 2014

Sub-Saharan Africa
Locals and South Sudanese refugees play video games in a market near a camp 10 km (6 miles) from al-Salam locality at the border of Sudan's White Nile state, after arriving from Malakal and al-Rank war zones within South Sudan January 27, 2014. The Push to Lift U.S. Communication Technology Sanctions on Sudan

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir. Aala is a research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. After a year of collaboration with U.S. …

October 3, 2013

International Organizations
Africa - Sudan Subsidy Protests - Gas Station President Omar al-Bashir’s Crumbling Foundation

This is a guest post by Aala Abdelgadir. Aala is a research associate for the Council on Foreign Relation’s Civil Society, Markets, and Democracy Initiative. On September 22, Sudan’s government anno…