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Failed State Watch
South Sudan Teeters

South Sudan was never stable. It was never on a trajectory toward becoming a normal Westphalian state, no matter what foreign observers hoped and wished.

Published on: December 21, 2013
Armin Rosen is a freelance journalist based in Washington, DC. He has reported from Africa and the Middle East, including South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and Egypt.
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