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Edited Collection – South Sudan’s Independence

Edited Collection – South Sudan’s Independence

This compendium explores South Sudan’s secession, the broader conceptual issues of state building, international development & conflict resolution.

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.

Reflections on the New Republic of South Sudan

Reflections on the New Republic of South Sudan

While South Sudan is clearly facing great problems and even grave danger at the moment, there is still room for optimism. The people are resilient and determined, they are proud of their new nation, and they have a remarkable capacity for hope.

Revising Our Strategic Outlook in the Two Sudans

Revising Our Strategic Outlook in the Two Sudans

In the months since South Sudan’s declaration of independence from Sudan, the international community’s gaze has regrettably shifted from ongoing instability in the two Sudans. As has become imminently clear in the short post-independence period, a path toward comprehensive conflict resolution within and between the two Sudans will necessitate a profound shift in policy priorities, approaches, and partnerships.

Darfur and South Sudan: United in Struggle, Divided by Future?

Darfur and South Sudan: United in Struggle, Divided by Future?

There is an urge now, on a social as well as political level, to settle the Darfur question lest it eventually goes down the same route as the South. But the question here is whether Darfur can actually be compared at all with the South; is separation even an option for ending the conflict?

What Will Become of North Sudan?

What Will Become of North Sudan?

In the words of one local human rights activist, the new North Sudan is going to be a very nasty country. This matters because of the company president Bashir keeps: he gave shelter to Osama bin Laden for five years in the 1990s, and he considers Iran’s Ahmadinejad, Hamas and Hizbollah to be his closest ideological and political friends, despite claiming to be an ally of America in the war on terror

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