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Jason Stearns: The Politics of the Fait Accompli

By Jason Stearns Congo Siasa 20th November 2012   As the M23 engages in urban warfare in Goma (the latest news is that they have taken the town) one wonders what their strategy could... Read more...

DRC News Update: 22nd November 2012

Top stories:   IRIN reports that thirty-one bodies have been collected from streets in and around the eastern DRC city of Goma since rebels took it over on 20 November.  VOA reports that... Read more...

DRC News Update: 21st November 2012

Top Stories: BBC reports that rebel fighters in the DRC have threatened to march on the capital, Kinshasa, after capturing the eastern city of Goma. UN News Centre reports that the UN... Read more...

US State Dept: Security Situation in Eastern DRC Worsening

United States State Department 21st November 2012   The United States is gravely alarmed by the rapid deterioration of the security situation in eastern DRC. We condemn the renewed military campaign by the... Read more...

DRC News Update: 20th November 2012

Top stories: Al Jazeera reports that M23 fighters enter centre of Goma after seizing military airport in the main city of the country's east. Afrika reports that experts are warning that... Read more...