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South Sudan in Turmoil: The Risk of a Congo-like Regional Crisis

South Sudan in Turmoil: The Risk of a Congo-like Regional Crisis

The stakes in the South Sudanese conflict are high. The peace process needs to be revitalized and rigorously pursued to bring a lasting settlement to the conflict.

South Sudan: Struggling to Stay Alive

South Sudan: Struggling to Stay Alive

The Republic of South Sudan is fighting to survive. The crisis in the world’s newest nation is essentially a problem of governance, not a natural disaster.

Statebuilding Failure in South Sudan

Statebuilding Failure in South Sudan

When South Sudan gained independence, it was easy to predict that the path towards the construction of a new state would have been full of obstacles.

South Sudan: The Perils of New States

South Sudan: The Perils of New States

With functional and participatory institutions, South Sudan may well reclaim itself as a diverse nation within the regional and international environment.

Explaining the Political Crisis in South Sudan

Explaining the Political Crisis in South Sudan

To prevent conflicts like the one in South Sudan, SSA must devise an institutional framework capable of diluting tribes’ expectations for equal control of political power.

Can South Sudan Come Back from the Brink?

Can South Sudan Come Back from the Brink?

The politicians in Juba are refusing to admit that this recent surge of violence is fueled by tribalism. Indeed, South Sudan is on the brink of civil war and state failure.

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Reliving the War: South Sudan

Rather than being the instigator of conflict, ethnic divisions in South Sudan are a fault line along which clashes between elites are transmitted outwards.

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

South Sudan a Year On: Statehood in Perspective

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the South Sudanese state’s creation, the country is still plagued with many of the issues it has faced for decades. Indeed, it’s only because we have inflated expectations of states that we believed it would be any different.

South Sudan: Seeking a Formula for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development

South Sudan: Seeking a Formula for Peaceful Coexistence and Sustainable Development

How well South Sudan is able to realize its full economic potential will be determined by what the government does during the next few years in respect to institutional reforms and state reconstruction. Hence, the “right” institutional environment is vital for the country.

Traitors, Sellouts and Political Loyalty in the New State of South Sudan

Traitors, Sellouts and Political Loyalty in the New State of South Sudan

A trend towards enforced public political loyalty has been enhanced by independence and the renewed wars and conflicts South Sudan faces.

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

Responses to Intercommunal Violence in Jonglei State

There is a need for greater in-depth research into local perceptions and understandings of violence, which must underpin any external support to short and long-term reconciliation.

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