Riek Machar

McDonnell: Looking for the Real Bastards in South Sudan

In late March, speaking with barely controlled anger, Dutch Minister for International Trade and Development Cooperation Lilianne Ploumen told Dutch TV, “The leaders of South Sudan are bastards who starve their own people!”

UN Under-Secretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O'Brien (R) checks a beneficiary's ration card for a food distribution on March 4, 2017, in Ganyiel, Panyijiar county, Unity state, in South Sudan. South Sudan was declared the site of the world's first famine in six years, affecting …

South Sudan: Soldiers ‘Singled Out Americans’ in Rape Spree

Troops loyal to the U.S.-backed government of South Sudan have reportedly embarked on a rampage of rape and murder, targeting civilians — a testament to the mayhem that has spread across the world’s youngest country, the birth of which the Obama administration helped midwife.

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2016 file photo, displaced people walk next to a razor wire fence at the United Nations base in the capital Juba, South Sudan. According to reports from victims which have come to light Monday Aug. 15, 2016, South Sudanese troops, fresh from winning …