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Prospects for Peace in South Sudan


In July of 2011, revelers celebrated in the streets of the city of Joban, the capital of the newly-formed Republic of South Sudan. But even then there were fears that ethnic divisions would divide the country. This hour we'll examine the prospects for peace in light of the recent stream of violence that's left over a thousand people dead.


  • Nicholas Kulish, East Africa correspondent for the New York Times
  • Bol B. Aweng, former Lost Boy of Sudan, mission team leader for Buckeye Health Clinic, Piol, South Sudan
  • Richard Downie, Deputy Director and Fellow, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies