The International Peace Institute's Global Observatory published on 12 September 2016 an analysis titled "Key Questions for South Sudan's New Protection Force" by Paul Williams, George Washington University.
Williams responds to the following questions:
--Is the Regional Protection Force's (RPF) Mandate Realistic?
--Will the Government Cooperate with the RPF?
--Who Will Make up the RPF?
--How Should the RPF Relate to the Rest of UNMISS?
--Should the RPF Be Part of UNMISS?