U.S. Reviewing Policy Toward South Sudan, USAID Chief Tells Country’s President In Meeting
Reuters: U.S. Reviewing Policy Toward South Sudan: USAID Chief
“After four years of civil war marked by brutal attacks on civilians, the United States is reviewing its support for South Sudan, USAID Administrator Mark Green told the country’s President Salva Kiir in talks in the capital Juba. … The U.S. is the biggest donor to the massive U.N.-led humanitarian effort in South Sudan. It spent about $518 million in 2017, and has spent $2.7 billion since 2013. Green said he listed U.S. concerns over humanitarian access and treatment of aid organizations…” (Wroughton, 9/2).