Alex de Waal (BBC), Jason Burke and Oliver Holmes (The Guardian)
BBC and The Guardian
With Sudan in desperate straits - a collapsing economy, hyperinflation looming and a nationwide food crisis - the administration of US President Donald Trump and the Israeli government have seen an opportunity. Palestinians call it a new stab in back
Mike Pompeo’s trip to the Middle East and North Africa was a scandalous failure. His Sudan visit demonstrates just how degraded the United States’ foreign policy has become under Donald Trump, and with Pompeo at the helm of the State Department.
Since 2011, Arab labor organizations and left parties have been central to movements for democracy and social justice in the Middle East. Frequently overlooked in Western media coverage...they’ve carried on this fight against tremendous odds.