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Why the world's newest country has only ever known war

5 days ago   |   By Business Insider

SPLA soldiers in a vehicle in Juba, December 20, 2013.
REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic
South Sudan is only 10 years old, but it has already been through years of fighting that killed and displaced millions.
That fighting has eased, but violence remains rampant, and the risk of a return to full-blown conflict is never far away.
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Few nations have seen their dreams and hopes dashed as quickly and ruthlessly as South Sudan. A mere two years after thousands thronged the streets of the capital, Juba, to celebrate independence from Sudan's...
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