Recent violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo has displaced an estimated two-hundred-fifty thousand people and threatens to spread to a wider region of Central Africa: An update on the complex crisis in this mineral rich area.


  • Mvemba Dizolele National fellow, Hoover Institution
  • Jennifer Cooke Director, Africa Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies
  • Edmund Sanders Nairobi, bureau chief, Los Angeles Times
  • John Prendergast Co-chair of the ENOUGH Project, an initiative to end genocide and crimes against humanity
  • Kevin Kennedy Chief of public information, UN Peacekeeping Operations, Democratic Republic of Congo
  • Ann Veneman Ex Dir, Unicef former Secretary of Agriculture, 2001–2005


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