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Congo’s National Army and M23 Rebel Group, Most Powerful Armed Actors in Eastern Congo

The M23 rebel group and the Congolese national army – currently the two most powerful armed actors in eastern Congo - pursue their interests through a set of relationships with other armed groups, reveals a new Enough Project infographic and accompanying table. A field dispatch further documents recent clashes between the Congolese military and the M23 rebel group ...
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Infographic: The Networks of Eastern Congo’s Two Most Powerful Armed Actors

Infographic: The Networks of Eastern Congo's Two Most Powerful Armed Actors
The two most powerful armed actors in eastern Congo at present - Congo's national army and M23 rebels - collaborate with networks of armed groups. The networks, with varying degrees of interaction, enable them to control territory, including mines, allow alleged war criminals to hide, and or face a common enemy. Other groups are unaligned to either the army or M23 ...
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Activist Brief: Nine Things You Need to Know About the Conflict in Darfur

The latest round of violence in Darfur – torching of villages, terrorizing civilians, and systematically clearing prime land and resource-rich areas of their inhabitants – has forced the largest population movement since the height of the genocide in the mid-2000s. This activist brief outlines important facts about the escalating violence and highlights action for U.S. citizens to take in order to advocate for an end to the ongoing conflict in Darfur ...
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Sudan: The Economics of Ethnic Cleansing

WASHINGTON – Economic imperatives are now a major driving force for escalating violence in Darfur, says a new Enough Project report. Based on research from a recent trip to the region, the report confirms that the Sudanese government is sponsoring violent clashes to strategically pacify restless janjaweed militias and consolidate economic control over Darfur’s rich natural resources ...
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Africa’s Great Lakes Region: The Need for a Single Peace Process

NAIROBI – Ahead of the Special Summit of the International Conference on the Great Lakes Region, or ICGLR, Heads of State and Government meeting in Nairobi, Kenya on July 31, the Enough Project released a field dispatch, "The Need for a Single Peace Process in Africa’s Great Lakes Region” ...
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House Letter on the Lord’s Resistance Army to President Obama

House Letter on the Lord's Resistance Army to President Obama
An open letter by House Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Ed Royce (R-CA) calls on President Obama to support counter-LRA operations. The letter asks the President to remain committed to working with regional forces to protect civilians until the LRA is defeated ...
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4 Steps to Defuse Congo Crisis, Prevent Regional Conflict: Enough Project

GOMA, DR CONGO – In advance of the U.N. Security Council’s special session on Africa’s Great Lakes region, which U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will chair on July 25, the Enough Project has released a new policy paper, “Four Steps for the U.S. and U.N. to Defuse Congo’s Escalating Crisis: Preventing Wider Conflict.” ...
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Breaking News: Live Coverage from Eastern Congo

On July 14, 2013, Fighting resumed between M23 rebels and the Democratic Republic of Congo's army. This is the first fight after two months of peace. Enough Project field researcher Timo Mueller has been reporting live from the ground in Goma since Sunday, July 14, 2013 ...
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RealClearWorld Op-ed: How to Crumble Kony’s Rebel Group From Within

RealClearWorld Op-ed: How to Crumble Kony's Rebel Group From Within
Recent escapees from the Lord's Resistance Army, a deadly rebel group in central Africa led by Joseph Kony, are testifying that the group is having difficulty preventing defections and maintaining discipline ...
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Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week

Five Stories You May Have Missed This Week
A weekly roundup of must-read stories, posted every Friday ...
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