November 2013

November 23, 2013
A U.N. peacekeeping victory filled with promise
By Editorial Board
Washington Post
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November 22, 2013
Unbroken Violence
By Ida Sawyer
Foreign Policy
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November 22, 2013
U.N. task force looking into one of next Congo targets: Islamist ADF
By Michelle Nichols
Reuters
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November 21, 2013
Tanzania Eyes Trade Potential if DRC-M23 Deal Can Bring Peace to Region
By Deodatus Balile
All Africa
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November 21, 2013
Martin Kobler First 100 Days
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November 21, 2013
Africa: Blood Coltan - Remote-Controlled Warfare and the Demand for Strategic Minerals
By Giunta Carrie
Pambazuka
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November 20, 2013
DR Congo officers in rape and war crimes trail
BBC
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November 19, 2013
Give Kabila credit for delaying the agreement
By Morris DC Komakech
New Vision
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November 19, 2013
DRC Armed Groups Ready to Demobilize, Activists Say
By Nick Long
VOA
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November 19, 2013
Free From Rebels, but Long-Lasting Peace Still Uncertain in Eastern Congo
By Kremena Krumova
Epoch Times
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November 19, 2013
DR Congo's M23 Rebel Chief in Ugandan Army Safe House
by Naharnet Newsdesk
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November 18, 2013
A murky deal for the Congo as oil exploration threatens corruption and environmental damage - and London-based Soco International is first in the queue
By Jim Armitage
The Independent
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November 18, 2013
Congo-Kinshasa: Obstacles to Return in Eastern DRC
IRIN
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November 18, 2013
Bringing Peace To The Democratic Republic Of Congo
Kojo Nnamdi Show
WAMU
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November 17, 2013
Everyone wants a piece of DR Congo
By SAMUEL OLARA
The Observer
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November 17, 2013

Banishing Congo's Ghosts
By Howard French
New York Times
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November 17, 2013
Copper-Rich Congo Province Sees More Cash After Rebellion Ended
By Michael J. Kavanagh
Bloomberg
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November 16, 2013
Uganda, Rwanda reach out to DRC after deal flops
By RISDEL KASASIRA
The East African
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November 15, 2013
Jim Armitage: A safe haven for spooks, and dodgy journalistic dealings
By Jim Armitage
The Independent
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November 15, 2013
Why is DRC “Negotiating” With M23, Not Rwanda and Uganda?
by ANN GARRISON
Counter Punch
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November 14, 2013
The Fall of the M23: African Geopolitics and the DRC
By Ben Shepherd
Chatham House!
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November 14, 2013
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in the eastern DRC?
By Peter Fabricius
Independent Newspapers, South Africa
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November 13, 2013
DRC on brink of war again
Stephan Hofstatter and James Oatway
Times Live
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November 13, 2013
Tanzania torn between two lovers
The People
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November 12, 2013
New U.N. Brigade’s Aggressive Stance in Africa Brings Success, and Risks
By NICHOLAS KULISH and SOMINI SENGUPTA
New York Times
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November 12, 2013
Congo’s Sudden Calm
A Break in Rwandan Meddling and the Defeat of the M23 Rebels
By Jason Stearns
Foreign Affairs
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November 12, 2013
Congo blames mediator Uganda for collapse of rebel talks
By Pete Jones and Richard Lough
Reuters
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November 12, 2013
‘It’s a new Congo, we won’t bow down to the enemy again’: Optimism as DRC's vanquished rebels sign up for peace
By Melanie Gouby
AP
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November 12, 2013
Congo: is this the end of the world’s worst war?
By Richard Dowden
African Arguments
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November 12, 2013
M23 General: Evolution of rebel leader at centre of Congo conflict
The East African
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November 12, 2013
DR Congo refuses to sign M23 'accord' in Kampala
BBC
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November 12, 2013
Gaps Threaten Conflict Minerals Certification
By Carey L. Biron
Inter Press News Service
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November 11, 2013
Congo Peace Deal Postponed Over Disagreement
AP
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November 11, 2013

DR Congo, M23 rebels set to sign peace deal
By Emmanuel Leroux-Nega
AFP
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November 10, 2013
Rwanda silent after defeat of DR Congo's M23 rebels
By Helen VESPERINI and AUDE GENET
Africa Review
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November 10, 2013
Rwanda's M23 gamble backfires
Mail & Guardian
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November 10, 2013
DRC Envoy ‘Excited’ About Peace Deal with M23
By Peter Clottey
VOA
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November 10, 2013
Securing Congo's Peace: Accountability For Crimes By M23's Commander Sultani Makenga And The Foreign Sponsors
By Obote Odora
Black Star News
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November 9, 2013
Museveni’s dilemma as ex-rebel leader Makenga now runs into his arms
By GAAKI KIGAMBO
The East African
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November 9, 2013
After win in DRC, a confident new Tanzania emerges on the East African stage
The East African
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November 9, 2013
Rwanda silent after defeat of DR Congo's M23 rebels
AFP
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November 8, 2013
Tanzania's President Kikwete hits out at neighbours
BBC
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November 8, 2013
Analysis: Extending peace in DRC after M23’s demise
IRIN
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November 8, 2013
Uganda won't hand fleeing M23 rebels to DR Congo
AFP
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November 7, 2013
SA company digs shaft for mine in DRC
Mail and Guardian
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November 7, 2013
In traumatic arc of a refugee camp, Congo’s war runs deep
Washington Post
By Sudarsan Raghavan
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November 7, 2013
Feingold: Rare Piece Of Good News Comes Out Of Congo
NPR
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November 7, 2013
US pressure on Rwanda key to ending DR Congo rebellion
AFP
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November 7, 2013
Congo Rebels, After Giving Up Struggle, Are Disarmed
By By NICHOLAS KULISH
New York Times
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November 7, 2013

DR Congo's M23 rebel chief Sultani Makenga 'surrenders'
BBC
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November 6, 2013
Briefing On the Kampala Talks and the Situation in the Great Lakes Region
Special Briefing
Russell D. Feingold, Special Envoy for the Great Lakes Region of Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Via Teleconference
Washington, DC
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November 6, 2013
South Africa, Tz to hit ADF, Hutu rebels
By Edris Kiggundu & Shifa Mwesigye
The Observer
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November 6, 2013
Why peace promise won't end Congo's troubles
By Vava Tampa
CNN
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November 5, 2013
Congo: Waiting for M24 or a real window of opportunity?
By Kris Berwouts
African Arguments
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November 5, 2013
Statement by Ambassador Samantha Power, U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, on the Announcement by the M23 Rebels in the DRC, November 5, 2013
By Samantha Power
U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations in New York
New York, NY
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November 5, 2013
Developments in the Great Lakes Region
Press Statement
Marie Harf
Deputy Department Spokesperson, Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
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November 5, 2013
Congo's M23 rebels call off revolt
By David Smith
The Guardian
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November 5, 2013
It may be too soon to celebrate the defeat of the M23
By Stephanie Wolters
ISS Africa
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November 5, 2013
Cautious optimism in DR Congo as M23 ends rebellion
By Andrew Harding
BBC
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November 5, 2013

DR Congo M23 rebels 'end insurgency'
BBC
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November 5, 2013
Congolese Rebel Group Says It Is Laying Down Arms
By Nicholas Kulish
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November 5, 2013
DR Congo rebels lay down arms after army assault
AFP
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November 5, 2013
M23 Fighters in Eastern Congo Say Ending Rebellion
By Saleh Mwanamilongo
AP
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November 5, 2013
African heads meet to discuss DRC crisis
ENCA
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November 4, 2013
Inga Dams: Momentum quickens after South Africa treaty
By Adam Green
This is Africa
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November 4, 2013

Swiss Gold Refiner Accused Of Abetting Congo War Via Money Laundering
By Kerry A. Dolan
Forbes
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November 4, 2013
Great Lakes leaders gather in Pretoria
by Nicholas Kotch
Business Day Live
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November 3, 2013
African Leaders to Meet Over DRC Security Situation
By Peter Clottey
VOA
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November 2, 2013

In volatile Congo, a new U.N. force with teeth
By Sudarsan Raghavan
Washington Post
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November 2, 2013
Success against Congo rebels may signal sea change in peacekeeping
By Robyn Dixon
Los Angeles Times
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November 1, 2013
SA squeezes water power out of DRC
By Mmanaledi Mataboge
Mail and Guardian
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November 1, 2013
Congo rebels retreat but unclear if rebellion near end, US says
Today's Zaman
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November 1, 2013
Uganda calls for Congo ceasefire as peace talks progress
Reuters
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November 1, 2013
US envoy seeks 'semi-permanent' DRC talks
News 24
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November 1, 2013
Africa's secret weapon: The diaspora
By Amini Kajunju
CNN
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November 17, 2013
Banishing Congo's Ghosts
By Howard French
New York Times
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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/18/opinion/banishing-congos-ghosts.html

November 15, 2013
Jim Armitage: A safe haven for spooks, and dodgy journalistic dealings
By Jim Armitage
The Independent
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/comment/jim-armitage-a-safe-haven-for-spooks-and-dodgy-journalistic-dealings-8940701.html

November 15, 2013
Why is DRC “Negotiating” With M23, Not Rwanda and Uganda?
by ANN GARRISON
Counter Punch
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http://www.counterpunch.org/2013/11/15/why-is-drc-negotiating-with-m23-not-rwanda-and-uganda/

November 14, 2013
The Fall of the M23: African Geopolitics and the DRC
By Ben Shepherd
Chatham House!
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http://www.chathamhouse.org/media/comment/view/195557

November 14, 2013
Snatching defeat from the jaws of victory in the eastern DRC?
By Peter Fabricius
Independent Newspapers, South Africa
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http://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/snatching-defeat-from-the-jaws-of-victory-in-the-eastern-drc

November 13, 2013
DRC on brink of war again
Stephan Hofstatter and James Oatway
Times Live
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http://www.timeslive.co.za/specialreports/stinvestigations/2013/11/13/drc-on-brink-of-war-again

November 13, 2013
Tanzania torn between two lovers
The People
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http://www.thepeople.co.ke/31311/tanzania-torn-between-two-lovers/

November 12, 2013
New U.N. Brigade’s Aggressive Stance in Africa Brings Success, and Risks
By NICHOLAS KULISH and SOMINI SENGUPTA
New York Times
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http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/13/world/africa/new-un-brigades-aggressive-stance-in-africa-brings-success-and-risks.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

November 12, 2013
Congo’s Sudden Calm
A Break in Rwandan Meddling and the Defeat of the M23 Rebels
By Jason Stearns
Foreign Affairs
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http://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/140255/jason-stearns/congos-sudden-calm


November 12, 2013
Congo blames mediator Uganda for collapse of rebel talks
By Pete Jones and Richard Lough
Reuters
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/11/12/us-congo-democratic-rebels-idUSBRE9AB0WO20131112

November 12, 2013
‘It’s a new Congo, we won’t bow down to the enemy again’: Optimism as DRC's vanquished rebels sign up for peace
By Melanie Gouby
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http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/africa/its-a-new-congo-we-wont-bow-down-to-the-enemy-again-optimism-as-drcs-vanquished-rebels-sign-up-for-peace-8933384.html

November 12, 2013
Congo: is this the end of the world’s worst war?
By Richard Dowden
African Arguments
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http://africanarguments.org/2013/11/12/congo-is-this-the-end-of-the-worlds-worst-war-by-richard-dowden/

November 12, 2013
M23 General: Evolution of rebel leader at centre of Congo conflict
The East African
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http://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/IGNATIUS-SSUUNA-and-JOHN-DOLDO-IV/-/2558/2070510/-/fte59vz/-/index.html

November 12, 2013
DR Congo refuses to sign M23 'accord' in Kampala
BBC
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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-24915550

November 12, 2013
Gaps Threaten Conflict Minerals Certification
By Carey L. Biron
Inter Press News Service
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http://www.ipsnews.net/2013/11/gaps-threaten-conflict-minerals-certification/


November 11, 2013
Congo Peace Deal Postponed Over Disagreement
AP
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http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=244598986