Khalid Mustafa Medani

Khalid Mustafa Medani is assistant professor of political science at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec. He is currently working on a comparative study of the development of Islamic and ethnic politics in Egypt, Sudan, and Somalia.

July 2011, Volume 22, Issue 3

Strife and Secession in Sudan

After decades of civil war, Sudan is set to divide into two nations on 9 July 2011. Yet a number of explosive issues—including the drawing of borders and sharing of oil revenue—have still not been resolved, and the prospects for peace appear to be dimming.