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The birth of South Sudan was celebrated the world round?a triumph for global justice and the end of one of the worldÄôs most devastating wars. The RepublicÄôs historic independence was acclaimed not only by its long-oppressed people but also by three U.S. presidents and the legions of Americans who championed their cause. But the celebration would not last: South SudanÄôs freedom-fighters soon plunged their new nation back into chaos, shattering the promise of liberation and exposing the hubris of their American backers. Drawing on extraordinary personal stories of identity, liberation, and survival, this narrative tells an epic story of paradise won and then lost. Zach...read more