News in the Humanosphere: They tried to make South Sudan have peacekeepers and the president…

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The regional IGAD group and the Security Council have both suggested that more peacekeepers are needed to stabilize South Sudan. The president apparently disagrees. This is problematic because new peacekeepers can only be deployed with his consent. “South Sudanese President, Salva Kiir said his government ‘will not accept a single soldier’ to back peacekeepers as

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News in the Humanosphere: They tried to make South Sudan have peacekeepers and the president…