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South Sudan: How warring parties play international donors - African Arguments
Aid organisations play an unintended but crucial role in South Sudan’s repeating cycles of violence. How can they break out of it? Since war broke out in December 2013, violent crises in South Sudan have erupted and evolved in predictable ways. In these familiar patterns, rebels, the government and international actors all have their parts. They have played these repeatedly now for over five years. Typically what happens is that a new front to the conflict opens up when a group of disgruntled leaders in South Sudan form an insurgency. These individuals are often former government officials driven by their …