Lawrence Rubin, associate professor in the Sam Nunn School has co-authored "Sudan’s government seems to be shifting away from Islamic law. Not everyone supports these moves." The article written with Michael Robbins, researcher at Princeton University and serves as director of Arab Barometer, was published in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage.
Some observers in the West might see this as Sudan taking a step toward liberal democracy, recognizing that the transition remains delicate. But survey data from Arab Barometer — a nonpartisan research network providing insights on the views of citizens across the Arab world — suggest that Sudan’s population may not widely support these moves.