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Conflict Minerals in the Congo: Let's Be Frank About Dodd-Frank

Mvemba Dizolele | Posted 10.22.2011 | World
Mvemba Dizolele

Oversimplification of issues often produces inadequate, counterproductive policies. Dodd-Frank and its proponents penalize the people of eastern Congo, but do little to curtail the militias and their backers.

International Crisis Group Calls Congo Government a Failure and Warns of Anarchy

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The International Crisis Group's latest report, "Congo: A Stalled Democratic Agenda," scrutinizes the four year presidency of Joseph Kabila, calls it a failure, and warns that DRC risks anarchy without democracy and institutional reform.

Oxfam Testimony from Congo: "We are the Wretched of the Earth; They are Killing Us in the Name of Peace."

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The aid group OXFAM did something no one else has done and took a survey of the civilians in eastern Congo and asked them how the campaign was affecting them.