Chad’s Tactical Alliance with Israel: Will Sudan follow?

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"In November 2018 Idriss Déby, the autocratic President of Chad, made an historic visit to Israel to reinstate diplomatic relations between the two countries. Chad had severed these relations in 1972, when the Organization of African Unity of which it was part issued strong statements condemning Israel for its conduct towards the Palestinians...because of Chad’s close and historically dependent relationship with Sudan, Idriss Déby’s precedent in this matter led some to hope or fear that Omar al-Bashir, the autocratic President of Sudan, would follow in Déby’s footsteps."