The strongman calling the shots in Sudan’s coup: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

//The strongman calling the shots in Sudan’s coup: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

The strongman calling the shots in Sudan’s coup: General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan

The general leading Sudan’s coup has vowed to usher the country to an elected government. But Abdel Fattah al-Burhan has powerful allies, including Gulf nations and a feared Sudanese paramilitary commander, and he appears intent on keeping the military firmly in control.Burhan first gained prominence in 2019, when he and other top generals toppled Omar al-Bashir, under pressure from mass demonstrations against the autocrat’s 30-year rule.He remained in charge for several months, until…

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