Once again Eastern Congo is at the center of violent conflict in the region. Tens of thousands have already been replaced and there is no end in sight so far.

Listen to Anthony W. Gambino, author of a special report on the Congo: Securing Peace, Sustaining Progress for the Council on Foreign Relations, talk about how the West can help stabilize the Congo’s lawless east:

Assessing the Way Forward in Eastern Congo

Human Rights Watch also calls for more international engagement:

DR Congo: International Leaders Should Act Now to Protect Civilians
Intensify Diplomacy and Bolster UN Peacekeeping Force to Save Lives