Let Congo Sort Itself Out

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*+-eorgianne Nienaber: The worst thing the international community can do is to “help them” by propping up Congo’s dysfunctional and incompetent government.

Congo: More Intimidation as Blood Flows Faster than Oil Spilled into the Gulf of Mexico

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*+-Georgianne Nienaber: The United States has strategic and mining interests in DRC and until the American people wake up and demand that our government do something to actually promote human rights in the Great Lakes Region, we can expect more of the same and press release after press release from Human Rights organizations will swarm foreign news desks like so many hyenas after the kill.

Congo: New Year, New Ops, Same Questions, Same Fears

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*+-Georgianne Nienaber: The notoriously failed Kimia II operation in eastern Congo has ended today, December 31. Soundly and forcefully criticized by Human Rights groups for the devastation it wrought on civilian populations, it will be replaced sometime in January with a new mission, dubbed OperationAmani Leo, sources say.