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.
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.
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 »
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 »
The UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations in the country told the UN General Assembly that the peace process in the country is at a critical juncture but opposing ... Read more »
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