VICE was invited to embed with South Sudanese government forces pushing north to retake Bor from the rebels, but the rebels were lying in wait for us along the road, waiting to strike back.
You could smell the frontline before you saw it. The closer we drove to Bor, the more bodies lay dotted about the verges, bloated and stinking in the fierce sun. The soldiers grimaced as they held their breath against the stench. "It is terrible, these...
While representatives from South Sudan's government and rebel forces met to discuss peace, fighting continued as both sides attempted to gain territory to use as bargaining chips. VICE traveled to the front lines to see who, if anyone, is winning.
Observers and world leaders are worried that it might.