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The Hill Op-ed: South Sudan is facing a cascade of chaos
Note: This op-ed originally published in The Hill and was written by John Prendergast, Co-Founder of The Sentry, and Brian Adeba, Deputy Director of Policy at The Sentry.
South Sudan is facing a cascade of chaos
The unfolding cataclysm in Sudan will not be contained inside Sudan’s borders. In addition to cascading Sudanese refugee flows into Europe, the Gulf and neighboring African states, violent kleptocrats throughout Africa will be watching to see if the feuding Sudanese warlords face any repercussions for their wanton destruction.
This is acutely evident in South Sudan, which shares deep history with the combatants and issues dividing Sudan and possesses some of the same sparks that could ignite into a raging fire, potentially dwarfing what has unfolded so far in its neighbor to the north…