Following disturbing reports of attacks in July, and with the authorization of an increase in troops for the UN mission, we asked six experts what government, aid agencies and local actors need to do to improve the situation in South Sudan. 
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Six urgent ways to give peace a better chance in South Sudan

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Following disturbing reports of attacks in July, and with the authorization of an increase in troops for the UN mission, we asked six experts what government, aid agencies and local actors need to do to improve the situation in South Sudan. With contributions from Oxfam's Melanie Gallant, recent ambassador Nicholas CoghlanChester A. Crocker and more.
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