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The M23 in Congo

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Jason Stearns, political analyst, PhD candidate at Yale, and the author of the blog Congo Siasa and the book Dancing in the Glory of Monsters:The Collapse of the Congo and the Great War of Africa, discusses the rebel group M23 and the latest on their presence in Congo.

 

Guests:

Jason Stearns

Comments [3]

olive oil from nyc

Yes, I'm so glad you asked your guest about US involvements in this region. From what I understand, there is plenty of mining for mobile/electronic devices in this part of the world - I think about these things when considering a gadget, but I think that only 1 in 100,000 people stop to think of where these destructive materials are sourced.
Touch screen rely on some mineral that's mined there.
But, life goes on.

Dec. 04 2012 11:44 AM
Ericka from staten island

thanks for good questions Mike. every news report from this region has to function as Congo 101 due to the region's tragic complexity.

Dec. 04 2012 11:25 AM

Whatever happened with the whole Kony 2012 thing?

Dec. 04 2012 11:17 AM

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