Protesters rally near the defense ministry in Khartoum on April 9.
Two days later, the military arrested President Omar Bashir, ending
his rule after nearly 30 years. The armed forces, via a transitional
council, remain in control, while the opposition, with significant
popular support, seeks a civilian-led transition to a democratically
elected government. Talks between the sides are currently stalled.
It is often easier to oust an existing regime than to establish its replacement....