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Warlord politics guides peace in South Sudan

Braak, Bruno (2020) Warlord politics guides peace in South Sudan. Africa at LSE (07 Sep 2020). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

As the violent civil war in South Sudan comes to a formal end, peace is made by power-sharing between political competitors. Crucial positions are not elected but distributed through a ‘warlord politics’, providing rewards to those who ‘went to the bush’ to fight the war. Bruno Braak describes this process with the example of a rebel commander-turned-governor in the country’s Western Equatoria State.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/
Additional Information: © 2020 The Author
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JQ Political institutions Asia
J Political Science > JZ International relations
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
Date Deposited: 16 Oct 2020 09:27
Last Modified: 20 Oct 2021 23:34
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/106753

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