It’s time we all owned the failure of South Sudan

Nicholas Coghlan / @NicholasCoghlan

Former Canadian diplomat

Nick Coghlan served as Canada's first resident diplomat in Khartoum (Sudan) and was the first resident Canadian ambassador in Juba, the capital of the newly independent South Sudan. He and his wife, Jenny, were awarded the Meritorious Service Cross for their role in the evacuation of Canadian citizens from Juba when civil war broke out in late 2013. He is the author of four books, including "Collapse of a Country: A Diplomat's Memoir of South Sudan" (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017). He lives on Salt Spring Island, B.C.

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