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December 11, 2015 (WASHINGTON) - A United States senator on Thursday attacked, at a Congressional hearing, South Sudan president Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar, for the mess created in the country in the presence of its shocked embassy officials.

In the testimony presented before the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the envoys and experts who included John Prendergast, Founding Director of the US-based Enough Project, US Special Envoy Donald Booth, Ambassador Princeton Lyman, and representatives of the US Agency for International Development (USAID) and Amnesty International in the hearing, which was convened by Senator Bob Corker, Chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, said South Sudan lacked able leadership.

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South Sudanese president Salva Kiir (L) and former vice-president turned rebel leader Riek Machar (AFP)

"I don’t know how representatives of South Sudan can show up at these types of meeting without being totally embarrassed by the actions of their government," said Bob Corker, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman.

“You’re targeting aid workers. I would be embarrassed to be in a hearing like this. I would be embarrassed to send out the kind of press release that you sent out prior to this hearing. I don’t know what kind of government you represent,” he lashed out to the diplomats.

President Kiir’s representatives, who are diplomats in Washington, were not permitted to speak at the occasion and could only listen to all the accusations labelled against their government by the top foreign policy making body in the US congress.

The Congressional hearing came in as South Sudan tries to put in place modalities for the proposed Transitional Government of National Unity after over 20 months of conflict.

Tens of thousands of people were killed and nearly two million civilians displaced in South Sudan’s worst outbreak of conflict since its secession from neighbouring Sudan.

"HIJACKED STATE"

In his testimony today before a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the theme, “Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership,” Enough Project Founding Director John Prendergast described the war-torn nation as a “violent kleptocracy.”

“South Sudan and the other countries listed above are not simply failed states, as they are commonly referred to. They are hijacked states,” Prendergast told the hearing.

Prendergast joined Washington’s Special Envoy Donald Booth, Ambassador Princeton Lyman, and representatives of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Amnesty International in the hearing, convened by Senator Corker.

“This war has been hell for the people of South Sudan, but it has also been very lucrative for their leaders. ‘War crimes pay’ has been the message," said the Enough co-founder.

“When there are no limits to the hijacking of state resources or consequences for the use of violence to maintain power, instability and civil war are never far off. It is in the arena of global financial investigations into the proceeds of corruption used to fund mass atrocities that the U.S. has the most potential leverage," he stressed further.

Meanwhile, Prendergast suggested approaches to bolster the peace, counter kleptocracy, and enhance accountability in South Sudan, using both financial and legal mechanisms.

Senator Corker on the other hand suggested that South Sudan President and his former deputy-turned rebel Machar should end up in jail for their involvement in the conflict.

The US special envoy to Juba, Donald Booth avoided direct attacks on Kiir and the armed opposition leader. Booth was insistent that the peace agreement signed by the two warring factions in August was still the best hope for ending the war in South Sudan.

Booth also informed the Committee of the planned visit to Juba of the rebel advance team as a sign that efforts to put in place a transitional government was on course.

TOUGH ACTION REQUIRED

The hearing presenters recommended tough actions including financial sanctions to be imposed on the South Sudanese government due to its intransigence to fully implement the peace agreement.

The hearing recommended mechanisms to control the management of the oil revenues in South Sudan by opening a bank account to be run by a third party to manage it on behalf of president Kiir’s government.

In the testimony, the presenters urged for "trade ban" to be imposed on South Sudan and for the US Treasury Department to impose sanctions on the government, pass the Global Magnitsky Act as well as direct the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) to gather information and address potential money laundering activities.

“The U.S. and other governments working genuinely for peace in South Sudan (and other war-torn African states) can only enhance their influence in supporting peace and human rights if a concerted effort is made to expand economic pressure. And the surest route to building this kind of leverage is by hitting the leaders of the rival kleptocratic factions where it hurts the most: their wallets,” the document further recommended.

They said building cases at the Department of Justice-led Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Initiative to investigate and prosecute cases involving the US financial system was urgently needed.

They also hinted the possibility of prosecuting in court of law the rival factional leaders in the war, president Kiir and opposition leader, Machar.

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  • 12 December 2015 06:49, by Eastern

    SPLM has hijacked South Sudan from South Sudanese people who should be the right ones to chart their way to the future; Kiir and riek among some murderous SPLM leaders must be booked into jail the sooner!!!

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    • 12 December 2015 08:08, by Mi diit

      Not only a failed leadership of Salva Kiir, but a collective failed leadership of the whole Dinka community represented by the Jieng (Dinka) Council of Elders (JCE) selected from all Dinka clans.

      This has proven the fact that the Dinka community in general can become a collectively mad as high profile intellectuals including former Chief Justice for the Supreme Court, Ambrose Riing Thiik, leads.

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      • 12 December 2015 08:15, by Mi diit

        I have never seen in my life a foolish, selfish tribal dominant leadership like the Dinka community which corrupted the whole country including their own region with no development, but only stomach development.

        They have also condemned the Dinka community in general by forming a tribal leadership of tribal intellectuals to run the country on behalf of the state institutions.

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        • 12 December 2015 08:18, by Mi diit

          The question is, who is the "better" choice among the known South Sudanese leaders who can have a vision to change the country?

          Former detainees members are among the most corrupt in the country. So their supporters should not see them as alternatives to Kiir and Riek.

          Maybe UN should take over the trusteeship of this damn nation.

          A country of "dogs"!

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          • 12 December 2015 09:26, by dinkdong

            Mi Diit-
            None of them is better. Not Riek, not Kiir, not even the former detainees. They are all corrupted bastards! So, I’d rather agree with you on your last point. The "UN trusteeship" sound a little bit better because I don’t see a future with those idiots.

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          • 12 December 2015 13:17, by rossbelongstoall

            Yes, I agree too. UN trusteeship is the only viable option to save this country of ours.

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          • 12 December 2015 13:47, by Khent

            Mi diit

            It was your people [not mine] that so submissively and slavishly served Khartoum for decades until 2006. And it was your incredibly naive and myopic tribe that not only helped Khartoum to take control of the oilfields but to secure them - which enabled Khartoum to acquire billions of dollars in technologically advanced and destructive weaponry...

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            • 12 December 2015 13:49, by Khent

              ..which it then unleashed on populations that did not follow that traitor Riek. Did we defend oilfields on behalf of the Northern oligarchy!? Did we rely on their weapons, ammunition, supplies and logistical support!? Did we engage in military operations in tandem with Khartoum!? We didn’t do any of these things... but *you* know who did, don’t you?

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              • 12 December 2015 13:51, by Khent

                You people have been working for Khartoum for decades, and have consistently engaged in land theft and colonialism against the Burun and Anyuak, without a single Nuer condemning this, and so if you did take power, it would be considerably worse than this. You lack critical thinking and impulse control. You believe in absurd tribal prophesies...

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                • 12 December 2015 13:52, by Khent

                  I wouldn’t be surprised if you tried to establish Ngundendism as the official religion of South Sudan. Your tribe has been failing South Sudan for many decades now. You were Khartoum’s principal lackeys; your militias did Khartoum’s bidding and were furnished with weapons, ammunition, supplies, logistical support, medicine and humanitarian aid while the Dinka were targeted...

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                  • 12 December 2015 13:52, by Khent

                    ..Apocalyptic artificial famines were created in our lands by your masters while they fed you like placid, tamed dogs. The contrast couldn’t have been any greater. You are in no position to ever point your grubby little fingers at anybody else. You damaged South Sudan for decades.

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            • 12 December 2015 13:53, by Mi diit

              Kent (Rommel),

              You are so foolish that you will not understand my point.

              Past wars were between guerrilla fighters (rebels) allying with governments.

              But now we have a government (independent) foolishly run by Dinka who compromise its sovereignty to Uganda and allying with another independent foreign state to massacre the Nuer (citizens) of South Sudan.

              See the difference!

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              • 12 December 2015 13:58, by Mi diit

                A Nuer has never been a president of an independent country and fought against citizens of that independent country.

                A Dinka is tested with the leadership of an independent country and so has failed to make wise decisions. Who will you blame for the leadership failure? Khartoum again? It told you to steal billions and not develop your nation?

                You are so useless people!

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                • 12 December 2015 14:01, by Mi diit

                  Let me educate you on the well known cultural and logical differences between Nuer and Dinka:

                  A Nuer would not bully other tribes when in power, the Dinka would bully others when in power.

                  A Nuer would not eat alone when in power, a Dinka would want to it all.

                  A Nuer would resist when bullied by the powerful, a Dinka would submit when not in power.

                  A Nuer is wise in power, a Dinka is stupid.

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                • 12 December 2015 14:10, by Khent

                  Mi diit

                  As usual, you have no point. Your treacherous and back-stabbing conduct during the war is indicative of what your conduct in government would be like. We haven’t had a Nuer President as of yet, but we know how the Nasir faction was governed - it was pathetic.

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                  • 12 December 2015 14:11, by Khent

                    Riek’s colleagues in what was the Nasir faction condemned him for concentrating power in his own hands — authoritarianism. Among these detractors was Joseph Oduho, a widely respected political mental giant. William Nyuon, Kerbunino and Arok Thon Arok also voiced the same opinions. In fact, prior to Joseph Oduho‘s death, the respected elder lambasted Nasir faction for being authoritarian.

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                    • 12 December 2015 14:11, by Khent

                      Before the Panyagore meeting, Joseph Oduho was already embarrassing the SPLM-United members by his own objections to their authoritarian behaviour. (The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars: Peace Or Truce, Douglas Hamilton Johnson)

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                      • 12 December 2015 14:12, by Khent

                        Riek laughably dismissed Dr. Lam Akol from their pseudo ’movement’ for get this... collaborating with the government. Reacting against his dismissal, Dr. Akol issued and circulated a document in which he demonstrated that he was not alone in cooperation with the enemy. In the document, Dr. Akol was very euphemistic when he remarked:

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                        • 12 December 2015 14:13, by Khent

                          "Who could be more royal in the king’s court than the King himself!". A clear reference to the fact that Riek, as the chairman of Nasir was fully aware of their ’movement’s collaboration with Khartoum and in fact directed these operations. It’s clear that Riek is a liar; he thought he could accuse Lam Akol of collaborating with Khartoum when he was the one that was organizing it. LOL!

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                          • 12 December 2015 14:14, by Khent

                            Riek didn’t even have any institutions in his movement and was criticized for incompetence, mismanagement and authoritarianism, and that that was only after a couple of years. His movement collapsed in just a couple of years because he didn’t know how to manage a movement; all the political big wigs left him in disgust.

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                            • 12 December 2015 14:16, by Khent

                              Whatever the cosmetic or purely theoretical aspects of SPLM/A administration, it can be contrasted with SPLA-United/SSIM, where there were no similar civil administrative structures and where much of what was announced in the form of internal organisation existed on paper only. (The Root Causes of Sudan’s Civil Wars: Peace Or Truce, Douglas H. Johnson

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                              • 12 December 2015 14:23, by Khent

                                I don’t care about worthless screeds from worthless animals because I can just reference documents and evidence. I don’t know what twisted little universe your dull little mind resides in but you people have been brutalizing the Anyuak and the Burun for a considerable period of time. You took Longechuk from the Burun in 1982-3 and have been stealing Anyuak land and assassinating their leaders...

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                                • 12 December 2015 14:26, by Khent

                                  ..You killed Chol Odio, the Anyuak paramount chief in 2013 and have been intimidating the Anyuak to leave their land. Two Nuer sections have stolen expansie swathes of land from the Anyuak using brutal force, and so if that’s not ’bullying’ then I don’t know what is.

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                                  • 12 December 2015 14:31, by Khent

                                    You can’t even leave the Anyuak alone and you’re talking about sharing? LOL! You really are just a mindless, delusional animal. You did not resist Khartoum - you surrendered to them while the Dinka suffered immensely fighting your masters. Your entire tribe surrendered while the Dinka were brutally subjected to a merciless military onslaught and yet we did not submit...

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                                    • 12 December 2015 14:35, by Khent

                                      ..But you did. Every Nuer section and clan surrendered to Khartoum and did their bidding for almost two decades. You Nuer are not known for ’wisdom’, intelligence or clear thinking. You [like a lot of Nuer] mentally reside in some perverse twilight zone or some kind of inverted reality, where everything is the opposite of what everybody knows to be the case.

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                                      • 12 December 2015 14:36, by Khent

                                        Throughout the fighting, not one war casualty was admitted to the Nasir hospital. Riek’s troops sat idle as Khartoum pushed back the Dinka. The results of Riek’’s sell-out to Khartoum could not have been more glaring. The Dinka suffered mightily. (Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda, Scott Peterson)

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                                        • 12 December 2015 14:37, by Khent

                                          This is what Peter Adwok said in an interview in 2003: For a Shilluk, a Nuer is anybody who is chaotic and an outlaw. There is a Shilluk saying: Yi ba onwar, which means ’Are you a Nuer?’, when someone is not behaving well. An unruly child is also referred to as ’Nuer’, cie nwar to bie tuokto. ’...

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                                          • 12 December 2015 14:37, by Khent

                                            There is a famous decree by a Shilluk king: ’There are two living animals that should not go to Puchudho [the royal centre] - a live chicken and a Nuer girl.’

                                            ’Governments like Nuer chaos because they can be easily manipulated. The Nuer are like bubbles. You can blow them easily. They are changing sides like nobody’s business.’

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                                            • 12 December 2015 14:51, by Khent

                                              To cite Dr. Douglas H. Johnson:

                                              Those sympathetic to Riek claim that he was genuine in his desire to disentangle himself from Khartoum and saw acceptance by the NDA as his last chance to obtain alternative sources of arms, which alone would free him from dependence from Khartoum.

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                                              • 12 December 2015 14:52, by Khent

                                                If this was true, it is consistent with the confused, almost schizophrenic attitude towards liberation and collaboration, which he displayed from the beginning of the failed Nasir coup attempt in August 1991 to his resignation from the government in February 2000.

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                                                • 12 December 2015 16:12, by Mi diit

                                                  Khent,

                                                  Don’t beat around the bush with evil witch-hunting, quoting "imperialist" enemies of South Sudan.

                                                  Now tell me who is the best personality in South Sudan who should now take over from Kiir and Riek?

                                                  If you know what you are doing, tell us someone. Don’t say the leader is not yet born, otherwise, the living ones will be at least better.

                                                  Be courageous to reveal your choice, dude!

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                                                  • 12 December 2015 16:20, by Khent

                                                    Mi diit

                                                    You see this is why I think you’re suffering from obviously debilitating cognitive and mental health issues. You’re just railing against historians by calling them ’imperialists’ [LOL!] because they thoroughly debunk your completely false narrative and retarded world-view...

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                                                    • 12 December 2015 16:21, by Khent

                                                      Dr. Douglas Johnson is an incredibly knowledgeable historian — held in high esteem by all his compatriots. And he [along with many other historians] have comprehensively documented Sudan’s recent history and the myopic, naive, ineffective and schizophrenic nature of Riek’s political and military strategies. You then accuse him [and others] of having been paid off, without a morsel of evidence...

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                                                      • 12 December 2015 16:21, by Khent

                                                        Dr. Douglas Johnson has lived with the Nuer for years, interacted intimately with the Nuer, has written books about their religion and cultural practices and was instrumental in retrieving Ngundeng’s dang from Britain. Are you suggesting that -despite all of this- that he is biased against the Nuer!? Whoa, paranoid much? He should be predisposed towards you by now, no?

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                                                        • 12 December 2015 16:25, by Khent

                                                          I’m not beating around the bush - you’re just stupid, who suffers from sort of amnesia or pretends that questions and issues that I’ve already addressed on multiple occasions have yet to be sorted out. I have told you [so many times] the people I think should be given the chance to govern this country, but you keep on asking me to repeat my answers like some retarded toddler...

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                                                          • 12 December 2015 16:26, by Khent

                                                            There are people in this country that are suitable for Executive Office... people that haven’t murdered a single human being... People like Dr Richard Mulla, Bishop Paride Taban, Peter Sule and many others, all of whom are infinitely more intelligent and far wiser than Riek. These people could lead this country and would be receptive to sound and constructive advice, counsel and reproach.

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                                                            • 12 December 2015 16:29, by Khent

                                                              The post below is from our last conversation:

                                                              Mi Diit

                                                              Do you have some condition that prevents you from retaining information beyond a few days? I literally told you just days ago that people like Bishop Paride Taban, Peter Sule and many others could lead this country. Source: http://www.sudantribune.com/spip.php?article57216

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                                                              • 12 December 2015 16:35, by Khent

                                                                Now, stop asking me the same questions over and over again, you bloody retard. How can you be so stupid? Despite this admonition, you will undoubtedly ask me the same question a couple of days from now. I can’t believe that your people consider you to be an ’intellectual’. LOL!

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                                                                • 12 December 2015 16:40, by Khent

                                                                  It’s really no surprise considering that somebody you regard to be your best ’thinker’ [Riek] admits he was ’cheated’ by Khartoum, even though 6 year old non-Nuer children from other tribes could see that Riek’s pathetic agreements would fail due to his over reliance on Khartoum for everything...

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                                                                  • 12 December 2015 16:43, by Khent

                                                                    ..Since everything is upside down in Nuer thinking, maybe we should elevate Nuer that you people consider to be dumb. They’ll probably be capable of rational thought, clear thinking and human level intelligence. A rational Nuer is like a unicorn - you want it to exist but...

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      • 13 December 2015 02:09, by Hardlinner

        Mi diit, it is tribal mentality that is ruining south sudan. blaming one side and glorifying the other risk turning south sudan into chaotic society like somalia. but kiir and riek are upto no good to S. sudanese. if i say kiir is good simply because i’m dinka, then logic itself shall cease to exist. mi diit, u should admit that kiir and riek are the proplem plus those stupid warlords/generals.

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  • 12 December 2015 08:34, by Kalo

    America government should not led South Sudan to be like Sudan and Zimbabwe to begin hating America people,live African alone,no one is interfere in USA Government affairs ,it is means USA does all right?what they did in Japan,Vietnam,Irag was not good,who condemn them,is it coz they are super power,Kiir and Machar,tell them to leave you alone.

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    • 12 December 2015 08:54, by Whortti Bor Manza

      Ya Kalo, try to be sensible. Do you really understand what enough project means? Don’t underrate the efforts exerted by the US to bring about the independence of South Sudan. Dinkas do not have a vocabulary for the word THANK YOU. This country is being led by criminals.

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    • 12 December 2015 08:55, by Whortti Bor Manza

      Ya Kalo, try to be sensible. Do you really understand what enough project means? Don’t underrate the efforts exerted by the US to bring about the independence of South Sudan. Dinkas do not have a vocabulary for the word THANK YOU. This country is being led by criminals.

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      • 12 December 2015 13:54, by Khent

        Whortti Bor Manza

        What is this drivel? Did you know that Sudan was the largest recipient of U.S. development and military aid in Africa after Egypt? This continued until 1989 — many years after we had already started the SPLM. Have you ever wondered exactly just how it is that Sudan was able to acquire American C-130 Hercules cargo aircraft and M60 Patton tanks?

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        • 12 December 2015 13:58, by Khent

          The Soviet Union supported us from 1983 to 1991 when it fell and disintegrated, and so it was no longer able to support the many different armed groups and governments it previously supported. The United States only started working against Khartoum after it made the folly of supporting Iraq when it invaded Kuwait, in stark contrast to the position taken by sycophantic satraps of the Persian Gulf

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          • 12 December 2015 14:59, by Khent

            The Americans worked with Khartoum against us for many years, and it is only after the Ignaz took power and supported Iraq did the United States work against Khartoum. It didn’t do anything for our benefit. There’s no such as a free lunch. We don’t need to be grateful. We bled for our own home.

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            • 12 December 2015 15:00, by Khent

              What role does the United States want us to play on the grand chessboard in the region? Ethiopia has a role, Uganda has a role, Rwanda has a role and poor Congo plays the role of eternal victim. Even outwardly defiant Sudan has a role in America’s "war on terror". Can’t you people see past the nauseating guff and recognize the essence?

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              • 12 December 2015 15:01, by Khent

                Uganda and Rwanda are used by the Anglo-American establishment to predate on the obscenely resource rich DRC. This is how the world really works — Realpolitik. There are no friends on the grand chessboard. Nations don’t have friends - only interests.

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    • 12 December 2015 08:58, by Eastern

      Kalo and your likes shouldn’t expect to eat you cake and have it at the same time. Why have your leaders (SPLM) fought in the first place to ask American you so much hate to facilitate the process of implementing the peace? You sound so backwards in your reasoning!!

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    • 12 December 2015 09:39, by dinkdong

      Kalo,
      Besides being the driving force behind South Sudan getting independent in 2011, the United States should be concerned with this poor country because they financially supported it. As Kenyans said, "money can talk."

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    • 12 December 2015 14:25, by Justin Chicago opiny

      Kalo, are you not ashamed of the unnecessary killing taking place in the country.The American people did what they did to liberate south Sudanese from the bondage by putting pressure on Khartoum.The Americans are the real liberators and you should be thankful now that you are speaking freely. Pray for peace and good leadership in South Sudan.

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  • 12 December 2015 09:11, by dinkdong

    "Senator Corker . . . suggested that South Sudan President and his former deputy-turned rebel Machar should end up in jail for their involvement in the conflict."
    Thank you Senator Corker for the call that finally made sense! It is time these sons of b!t@he$ be held accountable.

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    • 12 December 2015 10:03, by Son of Upper Nile

      Kalo again trying to safe kleoptracy regime that harbour his likes & support ungrateful SPLM-N who turn their guns against our citizens in this ugly war. Who told you Sudanese & Zimbabweans hates US. I Know many of my good Nuba friends who US welcomed & offered dignified life, they are now able to work for Nuba cause in a noble manner. Not like you who his sole aim is to please criminal JCE

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  • 12 December 2015 10:42, by Kalo

    To all those who reply to me,though America didn’t interfere with SPLM-N affairs coz we respect the human right and were don, divided into tribalism but for you,you best on tribalism,every tribe want to rules other,no respect to other tribes,most tribes hate Dinka for no reasons,some of you don,t respect peace,you don,t respect others,USA deserve to leave you like that,solve your own problem.

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  • 12 December 2015 10:52, by Kalo

    The son of Upper Nile,how many times Albashir dance and abusing USA and Israel? He expel all USA organ,no one asked him,up to now USA didn’t lifting sanction from Sudan,Sudan still on black list of sponsoring terrorist,albashir didn’t go to USA,for Robert Mugabe,he didn’t comprise with all western countries including USA,i know albshir support ngagat that is why you stand with him.

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  • 12 December 2015 10:59, by Kalo

    One thing guys you need to know that you should not expect every to do something for you,South Sudan is Country with it is own sovereignty even if there is problem they should be respect it,why didn’t they respect South Sudan ambassador in USA,it is because of poor country,we know well there is conflict,it was caused by the same people and are the same people should solve their affairs.

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    • 13 December 2015 09:46, by Whortti Bor Manza

      Kalo,Lets belogical. denying facts simply because you are a Dinka is absolutely absurd. This govt. has lost direction. They depend on foreign forces for their up keep: Ugandan UPDF, Darfuris JEM and SLM, SPLM-N and many criminals from Congo. Why payrolls of SPLA divisions 9 and 10 which were for Blue Nile and Kordofan are being maintained in the National Budgets? Why all Dollar sellers are Dinkas?

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      • 13 December 2015 11:54, by Kalo

        Whartoti Nyagat,I am Nuba,i participate and suffer to liberated your country but the way you handle it special you nyagat didnot please me,let me tell you,if SPLM-N help Salva Kiir,no need for Ugandan and there will not SPLM-IO will not have base in South Sudan,Machar and Bolkong knew well in 1991,ask your people well,we are for our own business

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  • 12 December 2015 11:59, by Ayuiu Makuac Lam

    That is the foreign senator posted a collectives challenges against two Waring parties leader’s.
    Also
    Oil revenues shouldn’t be control by third party as senator mentioned let them quit threat and let decided to find other amicable treatment to arrest the situations in South Sudan.

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  • 13 December 2015 01:54, by Wani khooto

    Kalo,
    you are a really man, i am proud of you and your decision, yes you are rights South Sudan is a sovereign state which need no American or UN trusteeship as those fool suggested. if both Kiir, former detainees and Machar fail the country then we have many more other who are qualify to rule our nation. i am not a Dinka but Nuer hatred Dinka yet they are worst useless people.look at them

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  • 13 December 2015 02:02, by Wani khooto

    Kalo,
    we have 64 tribes if Dinka and Nuer leadership fail then we let other tribes try and we see, also we can not generalizes the whole community as a failure in current war situation even my own tribe in eastern equatoria are now trying to fight gov’ty but i don’t support them becoz i don’t reasons for forming useless rebellious with no vision and purposes.we have to learn lesson from mad NUER

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  • 13 December 2015 02:12, by Wani khooto

    Kalo,i was a solider of SPLA and i know my NUBIAN colleagues who fight and die liberating the South.thank you i hope you know Nuer behavior and that is what kill the nation,Nuer always pull us back when ever victory is certain.those of MIIDIT are not in the country now that why you see them supporting UN and AMERICA.Nuer are not even now together as some break away from Machar. fightingto loot

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    • 13 December 2015 11:46, by Kalo

      Excellent Wani,those Nuers did not participate in the struggling of South Sudan,Only James Houth and few ,i was also soldier in South Sudan for more than 15 years,they always like spoiling south Sudan.

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  • 13 December 2015 03:08, by Hardlinner

    i support senator on labeling kiir and riek as failed leaders. but regarding the management of south sudan and it resources, we don’t need any third party. america itself is not saint. they are evil number one. wherever there are resources, american always want to be the owner of those resources. and when you say to them, they create wars. american need to fix it justice system 1st be4 hand.

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    • 13 December 2015 04:05, by Akook

      These are the rightful mechanism to arrest these whore death marauding evils called Salva Kiir, Malong, Makuei Lueth & Riek Machar. It’s a simple formula just eliminate and at the same hour you will see peace coming to beautiful of South Sudan.

      They are only "Four" people and you will see whole problem solved

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