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South Sudan is less than four years old, but the world’s newest nation now tops the ranks of failed states worldwide.
Thousands of people have been killed and almost two million displaced in a civil conflict that erupted in late 2013.
Fault Lines investigates how a select group of U.S. politicians and advocates shepherded the nation into existence—and asks what responsibility they now bear for the political and humanitarian disaster unfolding there.
Alex de Waal discusses how South Sudan, the world’s newest country, was set up to fail.
Fault Lines correspondent Anjali Kamat tours a UN camp packed with refugees near the town of Bentiu
Fault Lines correspondent Anjali Kamat tours a tragic scene at a teaching hospital in the town of Malakal
Africa’s newest nation exists more on paper than in reality
UNICEF reported approximately 89 teenage boys were taken by a militia group allied to the government
President Kiir and rebel leader Machar fail to reach power-sharing agreement during meetings in Ethiopia
The city overpays for dilapidated, pest-infested housing for its down-on-their-luck residents
Schools like the one attended by the 43 disappeared students are under fire from Mexican officials
Government lists at least 100 sites offshore where regulators approved the controversial exploration method
Fault Lines examines the the forces driving the historic crisis of family homelessness in New York City
Fault Lines unravels years of impunity and thousands of missing people leading up to the disappearance of 43 students.
Fault Lines investigates the role of the fossil fuel industry in Louisiana’s disappearing coastline.
Fault Lines gains rare access into North Korea and examines the impact of U.S. policies on the secretive nation.
We live in a world run through with Fault Lines. Al Jazeera's Fault Lines takes you beyond the headlines and holds the powerful to account, as we examine the US' role in the world.