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July 23, 2013

Sub-Saharan Africa
Sudan's President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses a joint news conference with his South Sudan's counterpart Salva Kiir in Juba April 12, 2013. Sudan’s Bashir in Nigeria

Omar Hassan al-Bashir, the president of Sudan, is under indictment by the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has a warrant out for his arrest. He briefly attended a July 13-14 African Union (A…

March 15, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa-alBashir-20120315 Khartoum Opposition to President Bashir

Even as Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir escalates his rhetoric against the United States and mobilizes paramilitary forces against insurgencies within Sudan, opposition parties in Khartoum are calli…

December 28, 2017

Sub-Saharan Africa
African Leaders Africa’s ‘Leaders for Life’ Syndrome

Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many of the world’s longest-ruling heads of state, but civil society and regional blocs may be slowing the trend of extending presidential terms in some areas.

September 3, 2015

China
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir arrives for the extraordinary session of the African Union's Assembly of Heads of State and Government on the case of African Relationship with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, October 12, 2013. (Tiksa Negeri/Courtesy Reuters) Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir in China

Omar al-Bashir is in China to observe a huge military parade commemorating the end of World War II. He is under indictment by the International Criminal Court for war crimes, which has issued warrant…

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…

August 25, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
RTR33ND1 What to Do About Sudan’s al-Bashir and the UN General Assembly?

In early August, the Sudanese UN envoy stated that Sudan President al-Bashir plans to travel to New York to speak at the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA). Al-Bashir is under indictment by the Inte…

June 16, 2015

Sub-Saharan Africa
Africa - Bashir and Zuma Al-Bashir and the Rule of Law in South Africa

The media’s take on the failure of South Africa’s Zuma government to hold Sudanese President al-Bashir is that it is a slap in the face of the International Criminal Court (ICC). The press drama is f…

June 28, 2012

Sub-Saharan Africa
Sudanese President Omar Hassan al-Bashir addresses supporters after receiving victory greetings at the Defence Ministry, in Khartoum April 20, 2012. Sudan’s Al-Bashir on the Way Out?

Al-Bashir’s regime is in trouble. It has lost seventy-five percent of its revenue with the independence of South Sudan, creating a huge budget deficit. Of its remaining revenue, the press estimates s…

June 14, 2006

Terrorism and Counterterrorism
Profile: Abu Bakar Bashir (a.k.a. Ba’asyir)

A profile of Abu Bakar Bashir, the Indonesian cleric whose fiery invectives have motivated terrorist attacks like the 2002 Bali bombings, and who some experts say is affiliated with al-Qaeda.

March 23, 2009

Human Rights
Stopping Bashir: Obama’s "Never Again" Moment of Truth

CFR’s Stewart Patrick and Kaysie Brown argue that the United States must take a hard line with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir if it hopes to end the crisis in Darfur.