Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo
World Bank head Jim Yong Kim and UN Sec. Gen. Ban Ki-moon visit Congo on May 25th, supporting a framework for peace agreement that was engineered by Uganda and Rwanda, Western allies that are accused of backing rebel armies committing war crimes in Congo
Maurice Carney: 3,000 member force intervention will further militarize Congo; US has power to sanction rebel-backers Rwanda and Uganda, but will not because they are allies in American AFRICOM strategy
Maurice Carney: US policy is seeking “stability” by militarizing Africa
Maurice Carney: American ally Rwanda supports rebel troops in Congo
Maurice Carney: A U.S.-based unit has been selected as the Armyâ€™s first â€œregionally alignedâ€ brigade, and by next year its soldiers could begin conducting operations in Africa.