South Sudan, Peace Deals, and Corruption

Source:  Just Security published on 13 June 2022 a commentary titled “South Sudan: The Road to a Living Hell, Paved with Peace Deals” by James P. McGovern, Member of Congress, and John Prendergast, senior advisor to the Clooney Foundation for Justice.  

The warring parties in South Sudan have signed numerous peace deals since 2014 to little positive effect.  Corruption has become the hallmark of South Sudan and the relationship between the president and vice president remains volatile and full of mutual suspicion.   

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