M23 militia regrouping in Uganda, recruiting in Rwanda


KPFA Evening News, 02.01.2014

The M23 militia is regrouping again, in Uganda, and recruiting again, in Rwanda, according to the final 2013 report of the UN Group of Experts on the Democratic Republic of the Congo


M23's creators and commanders are in Rwanda and Uganda

KPFA Evening News, 11.10.2013 

U.S. officials and the corporate press have agreed to identify the M23 militia as "Congo rebels," despite the 2012 UN report that says M23’s chain of command ends in the office of Rwandan Defense Minister James Kabarebe. This week the U.S. said that it is prepared to lift sanctions on Rwanda if it simply "cuts ties" with M23.



John Prendergast tells the world what's best for Congo and Rwanda now

John Prendergast, co-founder of the ENOUGH Project at a U.S. Congressional hearing


KPFA Evening News, 11.02.2013

This week the Congolese army, backed by the UN Forward Intervention Brigade, was widely reported to be driving the last of Rwanda’s M23 militia from their positions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s most war ravaged province, North Kivu, on eastern Congo’s border with Rwanda. At the same time, Western elites stepped forward to tell the world what’s best for Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo now. John Prendergast, former National Security advisor under Bill Clinton and co-founder of the ENOUGH Project, who is commonly delegated to put forth the global elite plan, wrote a CNN opinion piece titled, “Rwanda the key to Congo's peace.” It has topped Google Search headlines for "Rwanda" and "Congo" for the past several days.  


Congolese to UN: Let our army engage M23



WBAI AfrobeatRadio broadcast, 07.20.2013

In the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, the Congolese Army is reported to be driving Rwanda's M23 militia from their positions in North Kivu Province, causing euphoric celebrations among the Congolese people, but the UN is also reported to be blocking their advance and reconsidering its support for several of the army's most successful units because of atrocity claims.  


Vietnam, Afghanistan, Somalia . . . Congo???

KPFA Evening News, 12.23.2012

On Wednesday, 12.20.2012, the U.S. House Armed Services Committee held a hearing on the eastern Congo conflict, in which the Committee considered further arming and training the Congolese Army to defend against M23 and other armed groups.

Florida Congressman Allen West asked whether the committee needed to fear mission creep, the expansion of U.S. operations, and whether these militias might unite and turn on U.S. forces. Carson responded that putting our own troops into combat in Congo wasn't “in our game plan," to which West responded that we’ve heard that before, in Vietnam, Afghanistan, and Somalia.  



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