August 28, 2011
The Tragedy of Eastern Congo
Michael Gerson, Calgary Herald
This is the outsized politics of Congo, possessing a disproportionally large allotment of mineral wealth, and home to the bloodiest global conflict since the Second World War. More than 30 armed groups live off the land and the wealth beneath it, often using rape as a strategy of terror and control.
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