EXTERNAL FACTOR AS A CAUSE OF INEFFICIENCY IN THE CONFLICT RESOLUTION OF DARFUR

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The article analyses the ethno-political conflict in Darfur (Sudan) that began in 2003 between the Arab armed militia of central Sudanese government known as Janjawid, and the two popular rebel groups of Darfur namely “Sudan People Liberation Army’’, and “Justice Equality Movement’’. Article analyses the causes of African Union difficulties for the peace process in the western region of Sudan, a special attention is given to the influence of external factors on the conflict settlement, namely the confrontation between the United States and China over access to natural resources, and different political crises between Sudan and Chad because of their supports to the rebel groups of Darfur and in the eastern region of Chad. Article analyses how these external factors influence on peace process in Darfur and can also be perceived as the difficulties of African Union in Darfur.

Tafotie Jerry Rowllings

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia

Email: erryrowllings@yahoo.fr
Department of Theory and History of International Relations

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