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

    12 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.
    Visit the Business section of Insider for more stories .
    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...
    Read more ...