In Brief: The Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo


A lot happens every day. Alliances shift, leaders change, and conflicts erupt. With In Brief, we’ll help you make sense of it all. Each week, experts will dig deep on a single issue happening in the world to help you better understand it. *** The Democratic Republic of the Congo has been plagued by conflict for more than three decades, but in recent months the war – largely in the country’s eastern regions – has reached a fever pitch. The armed M23 rebel group – one of the many local and foreign armed rebel groups and militias in the country – has

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