Sudan Orientation Program for the West Point Model Arab League

From 5–6 October 2023, the Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies hosted the West Point United States Military Academy (USMA) Model Arab League team at National Defense University in Washington, D.C. for an orientation program on Sudan. On Thursday, 5 October 2023, Professor David Des Roches gave presentations on Sudan, including Sudanese Read More >

Sudan Low-Intensity Conflict and Its Impact on North Africa and Sahel Region

NESA Center Alumni Publication Dr. Arslan Chikhaoui (Chairman of NSV Consultancy & Studies Center and Advisory Board Member of the Defense and Security Forum) 24 May 2023   The 32nd Arab Summit in Jeddah addressed the issue of low-intensity conflict in Sudan. Indeed, given the position of Sudan, the crisis in this country has undoubtedly Read More >

The Bear, the Dragon, or the Eagle – Who Will Win in Sudan?

CSAG INFORMATION PAPER By: LTC Hany Mohamed, EGY Army (CSAG/CCJ5); LTC Rene Berendsen, NLD Army (CSAG/CCJ5); and LCDR Stipe Skelin, CRO Navy (CSAG/CCJ5)   20 April 2023 Subject: Analysis of the current situation in Sudan. Purpose: To present the results of the CSAG’s analysis regarding the on-going situation in Sudan. Read the complete paper here. Read More >

Hope Quickly Gives Way to Despair in Africa

With the rise of Muslim-Christian conflicts on the African continent, I felt hope and optimism when I noted the “Freedom and Citizenship” conference hosted by Cairo’s Al Azhar – a venerable Sunni institution in the Islamic world. The aim of the conference was to promote peaceful co-existence between Muslims and Christians. Given the escalating tensions Read More >