Sudan Crisis and the Wagner Group's Influence in Africa
VIDEO SERIES World Review with Ivo Daalder
Ryan Heath, Yvonne Murray, and Giles Whittell join guest host Deborah Amos to discuss the week's top news stories.
About This Episode
Despite a three-day ceasefire, violence continues between Sudan’s top two generals competing for control of the country's remaining oil and energy resources. Once the fighting broke out, the leader of Russia’s Wagner Group offered to help mediate in the conflict. What is Russia's objective in Sudan? NPR’s Deborah Amos guests hosts World Review with Ryan Heath, Yvonne Murray, and Giles Whittell to discuss.
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About the Panelists
International Correspondent, NPR
Deborah Amos is an award-winning international correspondent for National Public Radio. Her reporting on the Middle East and refugees in the U.S. is regularly featured on NPR’s Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, and All Things Considered.
Global Technology Correspondent, Axios
Ryan Heath is the global technology correspondent at Axios and co-author of Axios Login, Axios’ daily technology newsletter. Previously, Ryan was the host of Global Insider, POLITICO’s global newsletter and podcast, and previously authored POLITICO’s U.N. Playbook, Brussels Playbook, and Davos Playbook.
Global Security Reporter, RTÉ News
Yvonne Murray is the Global Security Reporter based in New York for RTÉ News since December 2022. Murray previously worked for the BBC. She also contributed television reports to Channel 4 News, worked on independent documentary productions and written for The Economist.
World Affairs Editor, Tortoise Media
Giles Whittell is an English author and journalist who has worked for the London Times as a correspondent in LA, Moscow, and Washington. He was the Times' chief leader-writer for three years before joining Tortoise Media in 2018.