U.S. to Review Assistance to South Sudan

The U.S. has said it was a "proud and hopeful supporter" of the fledgling country when it gained independence in 2011 but it blames the Juba administration of failing to live up to its commitments.

  • South Sudan:   U.S. to Review Assistance to Juba

    VOA, 9 May 2018

    The Trump administration will review all assistance programs to South Sudan, citing frustration with the lack of progress in reaching a peace agreement to end the violence in the… Read more »

Demonstrators gathered in front of the White House in Washington D.C. to protest the ongoing war in South Sudan, April 16, 2018.

  • South Sudan:   Diplomat Faults U.S. Review of Aid

    VOA, 10 May 2018

    A top South Sudan diplomat in the United States calls the U.S. review of South Sudan assistance a step backward for peace negotiations. Read more »

  • South Sudan:   United States Gets Tough

    Atlantic Council, 10 May 2018

    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 »


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