New failed state?
Hopes are running high as southern Sudan is preparing to declare its independence on July 9, but what is this hype based on? South Sudan will immediately score one of the lowest rankings in terms of poverty and development. Why does the US pour so much money into the region? And will the new state become a step forward for the war-ridden region? CrossTalking with Ambassador Campbell, Jonathan Temin and Nii Akuetteh.