Written: 2007 | Published: February 18, 2021 | John Young

Armed Groups along Sudan’s Eastern Frontier: An Overview and Analysis

This study examines armed groups along Sudan’s eastern frontier, analysing them both in historical terms and in the context of rapidly changing governments and inter-state relations. During Sudan’s first and second civil wars dissident southerners gained the support of neighbouring states. Successive national governments in turn supported armed groups opposed to the regimes in Addis Ababa and later Asmara in a pattern that has continued until the present.

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