The truce in South Sudan is holding but could break down at any time.
To stave off renewed civil war, external actors should urge the belligerents to strike new bargains on security and internal boundaries – and accept a third-party protection force for the capital.
- What’s new?
South Sudan’s new peace deal is nearing its first critical test: the formation of a unity government in May 2019.
But steps toward key interim benchmarks – unifying a national army and drawing internal boundaries – are lagging far behind schedule.
- Why does it matter?
South Sudan’s five…