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Sudan Sanctions: Publicly Reported Violations

Posted by OBS Team on June 30th, 2017

On January 13, 2017, the Obama Administration announced that, over the preceding six months, the United States had been on a “comprehensive” five-track engagement plan with the Government of Sudan concerning the lifting of U.S. sanctions. Upon making this announcement, the U.S. Department of State claimed that the Government of Sudan had “made significant progress toward these goals, as well as new commitments." The Obama Administration immediately began a six-month process of lifting comprehensive U.S. sanctions on Sudan, set to end on July 12, 2017. This report highlights the Government of Sudan's severe violations of the sanctions-lifting agreement. 

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Confusion Remains Concerning Easing of Sudan Sanctions

Posted by Mark Hackett on March 30th, 2017

Months after the Obama Administration announced a process to begin lifting U.S. sanctions on Sudan, skepticism and confusion continues to grow.

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Decision To Lift Sudan Sanctions Is Premature

Posted by Mark Hackett on January 15th, 2017

The surprise decision by the Obama administration to lift Sudan sanctions is neither based in the reality of the situation on the ground nor the historical context of how the Sudanese dictatorship operates. 

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Sudan Sanctions Renewed For Another Year

Posted by OBS Team on November 6th, 2015

Sudan sanctions were just extended for another year, but no policy changes have been announced. 

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