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General Abdel Fattah Abdelrahman Burhan

Date of Birth: 1960
Place of Birth: Gandatu village, River Nile state, Sudan


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How the generals blew up the transition

Despite multiple attempts to dampen the tensions after the SAF commander General Abdel Fattah al Burhan and RSF leader General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' failed to reach agreement on integrating their forces by the 29 March deadline preparations for a fight to the finish rumbled on (AC Vol 64 No 9 Mediators proliferate as fighting intensifies and more flee Khartoum)...

General Abdel Fattah al Burhan is relying on other military operators especially the successors to the Islamist Popular Defence Forces that had thrived under the National Islamic Front/National Congress Party regimes of Omer Hassan Ahmed el Beshir until his ousting in April 2019...

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Regional states hold back, for now

The feared internationalisation of the fight between the forces of Generals Abdel Fattah al Burhan and Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' is contingent on how long it lasts and its outcome in Khartoum...


Mediators proliferate as fighting intensifies and more flee Khartoum

All of them have called on the rival military leaders General Abdel Fattah al Burhan of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' of the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) to pause the fighting that has claimed over 400 lives and wounded over 3 500 in the capital alone according to the UN Office for Coordination for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)...


Missed deadlines are part of the plan

The civilian Forces for Freedom and Change-Central Council (FFC-CC) and the two leaders of the military junta General Abdel Fattah al Burhan Commander of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' who heads the Rapid Support Forces signed the framework plan in December (AC Vol 64 No 2 History won't repeat itself)...

It's likely that General Abdel Fattah al Burhan Commander of the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) is involved because officers from the army and Military Intelligence (MI) are running the recruitment...


Border troubles threaten the region

On 29 January Sudan's military leader General Abdel Fattah al Burhan went to Ndjamena to discuss growing insecurity on the Chad-Sudan border...


History won't repeat itself

Hours after the ceremony hailing the framework agreement it became clear that again General Abdel Fattah el Burhan the junta leader and his deputy Gen Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' interpreted the text differently...

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Junta's double-talk on transition

Two and a half months on from General Abdel Fattah el Burhan's announcement that he and his fellow military officers were withdrawing from the political dialogue and would leave civilian politicians free to form a new government the widespread scepticism that greeted it appears fully justified...

Another focus of tensions between Hemeti and junta leader General Abdel Fattah el Burhan is the border between Chad and West Darfur which has been a base for Chadian opposition groups...


Gulf states vie for position in region

Yet despite continuing violence and another coup last October there is no end in sight to the rivalry between the Rapid Support Forces of General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo 'Hemeti' and the Sudan Armed Forces under General Abdel Fattah al Burhan nor an unequivocal resolution in favour of military rule as a whole...


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