Thursday, July 12, 2012

Whither South Sudan?

The United States Institute for Peace (USIP) in Washington has devoted considerable effort in recent years of the issues of South Sudan and Sudan. It has just posted two items on South Sudan that are worth reading.

The first consists of a series of insightful comments on the current situation in South Sudan by USIP specialists on the country. Click here to access the commentary.

The second item is the opening remarks at USIP on 9 July 2012 by US Special Envoy Princeton Lyman titled "South Sudan: Is There a Need for a New Vision?" Ambassador Lyman offers a balanced and honest account of the progress and problems facing South Sudan today. Click here to read his remarks.