The panelists will provide an update on recent events in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as the country struggles with increasing violence and political, ethnic, and regional conflicts.
CFR Special Report, Congo: Securing Peace, Sustaining Progress by Anthony W. Gambino
Ending Eastern Congo's Misery by John Campbell
The Trouble with Congo by Séverine Autesserre
Often referred to as one of the deadliest and most forgotten wars, the Democratic Republic of the Congo has yet to see a lasting peace in over a decade. Join Mvemba Dizolele, Tony Gambino, and Ben Rawlence as they discuss the long history of the Congo, the roadblocks to a sustainable framework agreement, and recommendations for the United States and regional players moving forward.
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