South Sudan rebels say seize oil-producing state capital

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oxen wrote:

War begets war, one side invites mercenaries, so does the other. One side gets unauthorised regimes to help it, so will the other. One side tries to annihilate the the other along tribal lines, so will the other, the Kiir side attacks Leer(home town or Machar and eliminates all the elderly, children, women and all those that could not flee, well may be a matter of time before a revenge attack happens to the Kiir side/relatives. The notion that Kiir will count on his masters that he is puppet to and thus getting mercenaries is a good idea is misguided. IGAD/UN/AU needs to develop a comprehensive solution. Propping up Kiir is not a good solution. Machar may get help to counter balance the help Kiir is getting from Uganda regime . In the end the civilians, especially those unable to cater for themselves are the ones to suffer the most. South Sudan is a failed state already, the e re-set is needed asp.

Feb 18, 2014 3:54pm EST  --  Report as abuse
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