Thursday, August 04, 2005

Sudan: de Waal essay on the future of Sudan without Garang

Alex de Waal has an essay on Sudan over at the Prospect magazine.
The peace process took a severe knock when Garang’s helicopter came down. But the procedures under the peace deal for replacing Garang and forming the government of national unity are clear. Omer al Bashir stays as president, and real power resides with the two vice-presidents, Kiir — who must now fly to Khartoum to be sworn in — and [Ali Osman] Taha. It can still work.