Publisher Description

This article traces the reign and downfall of Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s longtime autocrat. Like other autocrats, al-Bashir attempted to prevent coups against his rule by crafting a personalistic regime that weakened important political actors and tied their fates to his own. But Sudan’s 2018–19 popular uprising, which resulted in al-Bashir’s ousting by his own security forces, suggests that, under pressure, personalistic regimes may quickly evolve in a way that strengthens alternative power centers. In Sudan, the renewed strength of the security forces continues to threaten the nascent democratization process ushered in by the popular uprising.

GENRE
Politics & Current Events
RELEASED
2019
October 15
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
15
Pages
PUBLISHER
Journal of Democracy
SELLER
National Endowment for Democracy
SIZE
361.6
KB

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