Munzoul Assal is Professor of Social Anthropology, and Director of the Peace Research Institute, University of Khartoum.
Normalisation with Israel may facilitate Sudan's removal from the US terror list but risks exacerbating divisions within the transitional government amid popular opposition.
The success of new PM Abdalla Hamdok's cabinet is contingent on a number of requirements, chief among them, the collaboration between the cabinet and the Sovereign Council, writes Munzoul Assal.
Analysis: New violence against protesters has created a difficult situation for both the Forces of Freedom and Change and the ruling military council, so where does the future lie?
Comment: Egypt, UAE and Saudi Arabia are working to entrench a brutal military dictatorship in Sudan, writes Munzoul Assal.