December 26, 2013

No Christmas in South Sudan

John Campbell, Council on Foreign Relations

The Associated Press

The current crisis in South Sudan escalated on December 15, when President Salva Kiir accused his long-time political rival former vice president Riek Machar of attempting a coup. Since then, there has been widespread fighting between the supporters of the two, with “thousands” killed and yet more thousands displaced.

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