Wednesday, May 3, 2017
The announcement comes as security deteriorates, evidenced by the flow of refugees into Uganda, estimated at over 795,000 people. After a year of renewed fighting, South Sudan is shaping regional politics and relations.
- A proliferation of armed groups will complicate the prospects for halting hostilities.
- The economy will fail to improve significantly amid insecurity.
- Declining US interest in the conflict opens opportunities for regional states to increase their influence.