Despite recent accusations that the Rwandan Army committed a possible genocide in the Congo in the 1990s, meetings between Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Congolese President Joseph Kabila are fueling rumors of a new troop deployment there.
09/13/2010 03:14 pm
The United Nations admits its peacekeepers failed to protect victims of mass rape in eastern Congo. In an area where rape has become a weapon of war, the UN's pledge to 'do better' must be more than a promise.
09/08/2010 05:10 pm
The Rwandan government claims there were flaws in the UN report that implicates it in the possible Congo genocide. Guest blogger Jason Stearns responds.
08/31/2010 12:06 pm
Guest blogger Jason Stearns offers highlights of the period 1993-1996 from a leaked UN draft report that chronicles mass atrocities in the Congo between 1993 and 2003.
08/27/2010 04:51 pm
Rwanda responded angrily to a leaked UN report that said the country’s Tutsi-led Army might have carried out a Hutu genocide in the Congo.
08/27/2010 02:44 pm
The striking conclusion of a new draft UN report is that violence perpetrated by Rwandan President Paul Kagame's and Congolese President Laurent Kabila's forces against Hutus could constitute 'crimes of genocide.'
08/26/2010 05:44 pm
A report this week that Rwandan rebels looted villages in Congo and mass-raped more than 150 women and children in July has human rights activists asking why the UN peacekeeping mission can't prevent such atrocities.
08/25/2010 01:53 pm
Viktor Bout, a Russian arms dealer ordered extradited to the US from Thailand Friday, is accused of conspiring to provide millions in military-grade weapons to Colombia's FARC guerilla group.
08/20/2010 04:19 pm
Rwanda election winner Paul Kagame has expressed doubts about the wisdom of importing democracy, favoring a government similar to Singapore, where authoritarian rule oversaw steep economic growth.
08/12/2010 04:30 pm
The streets were quiet after a Rwanda grenade attack in the capital, Kigali, on Wednesday evening. But the flurry of text messages belies the outward calm.
08/11/2010 04:57 pm