, Volume 67, Number 4

Roger Middleton
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Roger Middleton is a Consultant Researcher with the Horn of Africa Project in the Africa Programme at Chatham House.

Few countries are born with the myriad of problems that face the world’s newest country, South Sudan. After the suffering of decades of civil war and centuries of marginalisation, it might be hard to imagine that independence can be anything other than a hugely positive moment – but South Sudan’s challenges are daunting.

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