About the Episode
What role do international partners like the United States play in shaping Sudan’s transitional path forward? Deep Dish explores the need for a new approach to conflict resolution that prioritizes civilian interests, joined by Jacqueline Burns, former advisor to the US Special Envoy for Sudan and South Sudan, and Peter Biar Ajak of the Belfer Center. They question traditional methods and uncover alternative strategies for constructive international engagement to secure a peaceful future for Sudan.
"The longer the conflict goes on, the more likely neighbors start choosing sides, raising the risk of sustained fighting in the long term," Elizabeth Shackelford writes.
"Having our embassy shut down and all of our diplomats leave ... does reduce our leverage," Elizabeth Shackelford tells Steve Scully.
Ryan Heath, Yvonne Murray, and Giles Whittell join guest host Deborah Amos to discuss the week's top news stories.
“Not having enough supplies to continue fighting is probably the fastest way” to end the conflict, Lizzy Shackelford tells Andrea Mitchell.