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Posts Tagged with "ethnic conflict"

Belgian paratroopers to crush rising Congo rebellion?

December 13, 2009

With the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) engulfed in bloodshed and terrorism due to the secretive occupation and expansion by the Rwandan regime of Paul Kagame, Congo’s President Joseph Kabila has reportedly requested an immediate emergency military intervention from Belgium to crush a growing rebellion sparked by resistance forces in the far Western Congo.

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The imperial Congo crisis

January 8, 2009

The corporate press, and the U.S. State Department, are awash in propaganda about the Congo War, also known as the Congo crisis, or, the African holocaust, in which 6 million Congolese have died since 1997. They typically characterize it as an insoluble ethnic conflict, but the Congo War is, most fundamentally, an imperial resource war, [...]

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