Sacred Nation

After the revolution, a secular Sudan?

The Nuba rebels of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) are negotiating with the transitional government, and reviving an age-old issue in Sudan: secularism, or the separation between religion and the state.

Critical State

Family in conflict: Part I

Critical State, a foreign policy newsletter by Inkstick Media, highlights new research about how family networks shape individual decisions about security, with a focus on family ties among people subject to forced marriages and pregnancy by the Lord's Resistance Army.