The nuclear deal with Iran: from a historic deal for peace to (again) the brink of war

Introduction: what the 2015 JCPOA entails In July 2015 the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was agreed upon between the EU, China, Russia, the US, France, Germany, the UK and Iran. After a decade of trying to reach a nuclear deal, it was deemed historic. The deal was meant …

Sudan in Transition

Sudan’s Interim Constitutional Arrangement: The Risk of Sharing a Non-Existent Cake The tense negotiations on a transitional power-sharing framework in Sudan finally appear to have been successful. The Constitutional Charter for the Transition Period, signed on 17 August 2019, establishes a Sovereignty Council with an equal representation of five civilians …