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Crisis in the Congo

Ernest W. Lefever

Crisis in the Congo

a United Nations force in action

by Ernest W. Lefever

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Zaire -- History -- 1960-,
  • Katanga (Zaire) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 203-205.

    Statement[by] Ernest W. Lefever.
    SeriesStudies of U.S. policy and the U.N
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT658 .L4, DT658 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 215 p.
    Number of Pages215
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14297735M
    LC Control Number65019040

      When I met you, Mr. Kristof, in Goma in June , we discussed several issues that have now erupted with this crisis. The most important is Rwanda and its interference in eastern Congo over the past ten years, largely in pursuit of mineral riches. Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth explores the role that the United States and its allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. The film is a short version of a feature length production to be released in the near future.

      The Congolese army and mercenary column advancing towards Stanleyville, Nov. 28, (AP/Mannock) How today’s crisis in the Congo began The DRC sits in th place out of countries in the. The Congo, Decolonization, and the Cold War, – The decolonization of Sub-Saharan Africa from the late s to the mids resulted in several proxy Cold War confrontations between the United States and the Soviet Union over the dozens of newly independent, non-aligned nations.

    (–65)A series of political disturbances in the Democratic Republic of the Congo following its independence from Belgium. The sudden decision by Belgium to grant independence to its vast colony along the Congo was taken in January A single state was to be created, governed from Léopoldville (Kinshasa). Fighting began between tribes during parliamentary elections in May and . - Explore pvilla's board "CONGO CRISIS" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Congo crisis, Congo and Africa pins.


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Crisis in the Congo: Uncovering The Truth explores the role that the United States allies, Rwanda and Uganda, have played in triggering the greatest humanitarian crisis at the dawn of the 21st century. Millions of Congolese have lost their lives in a conflict that the United Nations describes as the deadliest in the world since World War Two.

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