Atlantic Council Africa Center (Washington, DC)
East Africa: The Reckoning South Sudan Needs
The seventh anniversary of South Sudan’s independence on July 11 is, at best, a bittersweet occasion. Seldom has a country come into being with such promise and good will.… Read more »
South Sudan: United States Gets Tough
US President Donald J. Trump's administration, expressing displeasure with the government in South Sudan, has started a comprehensive review of its aid programs to that country. Read more »
South Sudan: South Sudan Arms Embargo 'Weakens' Salva Kiir
The US arms embargo on South Sudan not only sends a strong signal to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir, but ultimately “weakens his ability to hold on to power by… Read more »
August 24, 2017
South Sudan: What the Country's War Means for Northern Uganda's 'Relative Peace'
Ten years after the guns of the three-decade-long Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) insurgency went silent, northern Uganda's local leaders are concerned that the deadly war raging… Read more »
September 29, 2016
South Sudan: A Return to Civil War in South Sudan?
While South Sudan's First Vice President Taban Deng Gai carries out a public relations offensive in New York and Washington this week, all indications suggest that the country is… Read more »
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