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Crisis, Conflict Overshadow S. Sudan's 3rd Independence Day

Three years since it won independence, South Sudan is struggling. An ongoing political struggle, inter-ethnic fighting and a deepening humanitarian crisis have pushed the world's youngest nation into chaos.   South Sudan's independence on July, 9 2011 was a celebration of peace.  A hard-won divorce from the Republic of Sudan marked the end of one of Africa's longest-running civil wars, and a victory for a long-oppressed population of the south. The country was...

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