June 18, 2024

How ‘Conflict Gum’ Is Helping Fuel Sudan’s Civil War

by The Journal

Gum arabic is a widely used but little-known ingredient found in products like soda, gum, makeup and beer. But as WSJ’s Nicholas Bariyo and Alexandra Wexler report, the product has been used for a darker purpose: helping to fund the civil war in Sudan.

Further Reading:

-How Soda, Chocolate and Chewing Gum Are Funding War in Sudan 

-What Is Happening in Sudan? The Fighting Explained 

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