What is the role local, regional and international actors will have in shaping the future of Sudan? Faiza El-Higzi reflects on the deep state, power-sharing deals, lessons to be learned and the role for Australia.
Faiza El-Higzi discusses the role local, regional and international actors will have in shaping the future of Sudan. She discusses the entrenchment of the undemocratic military government in implicating Sudan as a deep state. El-Higzi reflects on the power-sharing deals that have arisen through international mediation, the lessons to be learned from international intervention in conflict states and, Australia’s role locally, in respect to Sudanese refugees, and regionally through strategic relations with China and the US.
Faiza El-Higzi is a political scientist and social justice advocate. Faiza has worked in multiple public policy roles in Australia at both state and federal levels.
Interviewer: Ben Taylor