The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
The West suddenly seems less concerned with democracy in the DRC than it professed to be last year.
Western powers must accept responsibility for their detrimental influence in the Congo and fulfill their obligation to help structure stability in the war-ravaged country.
The international community has promised assistance to refugees in Congo. But not much has reached them.
The reality of power – that the U.S. is still the financial, military, diplomatic and political superpower patron on which Israel depends – was not reflected in the press conference that followed the meeting.
The Pentagon touts a victory for the Africa Command's support of a recent Ugandan incursion into Congo. Media reports suggest otherwise.
Obama administration must overhaul U.S. policy toward Africa.
Let's pretend that we've simply gotten off on the wrong foot with this century.
As Bush's days in office wind down, the ultimate lame duck and his circle of sycophants begin to look towards securing his legacy.
Zionist ideology -- the notion that redemption comes through the settlement of land -- is powerful. It's the heart of the settler state's mythology, in Israel as in the United States.