Yida refugee camp

South Sudan’s Somewhat Disappointing First Two Years

I speak with the South Sudan based journalist Mading Ngor about the recent troubles in South Sudan for a BloggingHeads segment. We discuss the recent violence and humanitarian crisis in Jonglei State; Juba’s tense relationship with Khartoum; and the troubled state of South Sudan’s politics and economy.

In the clip below we discuss why the first two years of South Sudan’s independence have been somewhat of a disappointment to many South Sudanese.  Go here to watch or listen to the whole thing.