Work in Progress: Security Force Development in South Sudan through February 2012
This paper reviews the evolution of the South Sudanese security forces, especially since 2010. These security forces of the Government of South Sudan (GoSS) are engaged in a reform and development processes to improve their ability to respond to present and emerging threats, all the while facing a lack of resources and growing pressures to be more professional, affordable, and accountable. This essay considers threats such as the border conflict with the GoSS, militia and proxy forces, inter- and intra-ethnic fighting, and security force cohesion.
© 2012 Small Arms Survey
John A Snowden