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Vol 60 No 14

Published 12th July 2019


Military roadblocks

The ruling generals in the sprawling security system will try to control the transition, whatever the cost

The security structures – the rival armed and intelligence groups – that grew up under the National Islamic Front (NIF) and its successor National Congress Party regime cast a long shadow over the political and economic landscape. As they protect their stakes in the well-financed and brutal security system, they will complicate any transition to civil rule.

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