“The More Things Change: The Old Politics of South Sudan’s New War”
Sudan has been in civil war since the mid-1950’s. Although punctuated by brief bouts of peace, that war persisted through South Sudan’s independence and continues today. It is as much, if not more, about political participation and control over economic resources as about religion or ethnicity.
Nathan Miller is an Assistant Director of the Center for Human Rights and the Senior Fellow in Human Rights and Social Justice at the University of Iowa College of Law. He is the director of the International Legal Clinic at the College of Law, where students provide legal assistance to governments and nongovernmental organizations on projects related to human rights, development, and the rule of law. Miller joined the College of Law in 2011 after ten years of international advocacy in more than twenty countries, including what is now South Sudan, where he lived for three years as a legal advisor to the government. He graduated from the University of Dayton in 1998, where he studied Spanish and philosophy, and from the New York University School of Law in 2002.