Benjamin Kahn

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In South Sudan, which is once again on the verge of descent into war, the new year began with a horrific scene: the corpses of men, women and children lying strewn in the mud, killed by a militia just yards from the gates of a United Nations compound in the town of Pibor. Peacekeepers there did not fire a shot. Tens of thousands of people were displaced, dozens of homes were torched and hundreds, according to some estimates, were murdered.

United Nations officials explained that a lack of helicopters had prevented them from rushing more than 400 troops to Pibor, a force too small to stop a militia of 6,000.…  Seguir leyendo »