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Meet an American citizen fighting with South Sudan’s rebels

Clip: 10/01/2017 | 10m 25s

Two years after South Sudan gained its independence from Sudan in 2011, the world's newest nation became embroiled in civil war. The conflict, cut along tribal lines, has led to a man-made famine, mass rape and a refugee crisis. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simona Foltyn traveled to meet an American citizen who has joined the rebels in an effort to change the government.

Aired: 10/01/17

Rating: NR

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