December 20, 2013

World's Newest County Is Destroying Itself

Noah Rayman, Time

The Associated Press

The violence the erupted this week in South Sudan following an apparent coup casts a shadow over the nascent country’s future. As the fighting spreads—roughly 500 people are already dead amid reports of grisly ethnic killings—foreign observers are warning of civil war.

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