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UN Declared Humanitarian Crisis in the DRC, President Kabila Rejects Aid

April 9, 2018

President Joseph Kabila insists that there is no humanitarian crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, even as millions of children starve. Kabila “doesn’t want anything to reinforce what is widely understood: that the instability in the country is caused in large part by his refusal to step down from power,” says Friends of the…

Somalia Bombing an Outgrowth of Foreign Meddling

October 17, 2017

Unless the U.S. and African Union change their failed strategy, Somalia faces many more deadly bombings like the killing of over 300 in Mogadishu, says Professor Abdi Samatar of the University of Minnesota

Africa

October 15, 2016
Friends of the Congo, the African Great Lakes Action Network, and other members of the African Great Lakes Coalition are hosting an all-day forum to commemorate the victims of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the deadliest since World War II

Rwanda and The Democratic Republic of the Congo

December 18, 2013
Maurice Carney: Major strides for peace in the Congo have emerged and will continue if the United States pressures neighboring countries like Uganda and Rwanda from intentionally destabilizing the central African country

Obama’s Syria Strike Driven By Oil Interests, Not Concern Over Gas Attacks

September 9, 2013

Nafeez Ahmed: US and its regional partners have long term interest in region’s oil and are using gas attacks as pretext for military action

Maurice Carney on the Democratic Republic of Congo

May 20, 2013
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

"The World According to Monsanto"

May 16, 2013
Darcey O’Callaghan: US embassies are aggressively and systematically promoting biotechnology and GMO food abroad

Congo: Chaos By Design

April 24, 2013
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