Trump's win is mobilizing thousands of citizens around the country to take to the streets under an "anti-Trump" banner. At this nascent stage that banner obscures divergent views on their goals. If their energy is to be harnessed as a popular counterweight to the Trump Presidency, the protesters will need to develop a concrete agenda.
"We have been made promises time and time again" said Deng Arop, the chief administrator of Sudan's contested Abyei region, referring to the many unimplemented international agreements on the status of this area straddling what may soon be the border between North and South Sudan. "What options do the people of Abyei have left?"
WASHINGTON In the mid-1980s, a small band of policy wonks began convening for lunch in the back corner of a dimly lit Italian bistro in the U.S. capital. After ordering beers, they would get down to business: how to win independence for southern Sudan, a war-torn place most American politicians had never heard of.