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Rwandan Ghosts
Televised comments made by Amb. Susan Rice shortly after the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi have dominated the debate over her probable nomination for secretary of state. This is... MORE >
Congo rebels keep hold on towns they pledged to leave
Rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo kept a firm grip on Wednesday over towns captured from government forces, despite a pledge to respect a deal brokered by Uganda and withdraw.... MORE >
Congo Rebels Prepare Goma Withdrawal as U.S. Presses Rwanda
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebel group said it’s preparing to withdraw from Goma, a day after saying any pull-out would be conditional on President Joseph Kabila’s government... MORE >
Los rebeldes en Congo amenazan con hacerse con la capital
Un nuevo grupo rebelde - M23 - han sacudido Congo, al gobierno congoleño, los países vecinos y la comunidad internacional. Ahora amenaza con dirigirse hacia la capital del país, Kinshasa.... MORE >
No easy fix for Congo’s lingering woes
If recent events in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo seem familiar, it is because in many ways they are. History is repeating itself – as it tends to in places where deep-seated... MORE >
Congo rebels set conditions for Goma withdrawal
Rebels in Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday they would withdraw from the eastern city of Goma only if President Joseph Kabila agreed to their demands, which the Congolese... MORE >
Congo rebels say will withdraw from Goma
Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo said on Tuesday they would pull out of the eastern city of Goma in an apparent stalling of their drive to "liberate" the whole country.... MORE >
Another Coup in Sudan - the Politics of Temptation
The contradictions ravaging the Sudanese Islamic Movement (SIM) matured in the folds of its 8th General Conference into an antagonism between loyalists and dissidents, an antagonism that... MORE >
Does M23 want to create its own country?
The United Nations Security Council has voted to sanction the leaders of Congo's M23 rebel force that has occupied the eastern Congolese city of Goma as UN peacekeepers stood by... MORE >
Briefing: DRC's M23 rebellion under pressure
Heavy fighting broke out on 15 November in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo between M23 rebels and government forces (FARDC), breaking a virtual truce that had lasted on the... MORE >
The M23 crisis and the history of violence in eastern Congo
The current debate over Rwanda’s support for M23––the latest rebellion in North Kivu––has refocused international attention on this crisis-ridden eastern part of the Democratic Republic of... MORE >
'It's Basically Over': The Sudanese Dictatorship's Dwindling Options
On September 27, one of the most repressive governments on earth was thrown a lifeline. After an eight-month standoff that ravaged the two countries' economies and brought them to the... MORE >