The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
The mainstream media was too willing to focus on spurious criticisms of Susan Rice from the right while ignoring legitimate criticisms from the left.
The Obama administration is giving Rwanda President Kagame a pass on enabling violence in the Congo.
The West suddenly seems less concerned with democracy in the DRC than it professed to be last year.
The Obama administration should begin implementing the Obama Law by appointing a special envoy to the Great Lakes Region.
Emira Woods, co-director of the Institute's Foreign Policy In Focus project, will discuss this instrument for accountability, justice, and stability in Africa's Great Lakes region.
The Rising Continent assesses the performance of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and UN peacekeepers' forces in DR Congo (MONUSCO), and concludes that both failed to live up to their mandate:
Let's call for a change in U.S. policy, from supporting strongmen to supporting strong institutions.
Justice and rule of law shouldn't take vacations, especially when champions of the law like Peter Erlinder need our help.
A conversation on the effects of trauma in the beleaguered African nation.