Burhan's latest appearance raises questions about the defense of General Command
Hemedti reiterates: 'Victory or martyrdom'
The leaders of both the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Rapid Support Forces (RSF) made media appearances yesterday, Al Burhan in the form of a video recorded inside General Command, and Hemedti in a voice recording.
What’s noteworthy about Burhan’s video is that SAF made no attempt to hide the location where it was filmed, but rather announced that it was at General Command, in spite of the fact that this location is surrounded by the RSF.
In effect, the video is an admission that the Head of State is besieged in a highly precarious situation. This raises questions about the strength of SAF’s defenses at General Command and the survivability of Burhan’s government in the event that the headquarters is attacked and overrun.
SAF and RSF have continued to battle in close proximity to General Command, according to recently geolocated videos and fire data from satellites. Large stru…