Troops of the Congolese Army trained by a U.S. Special Forces team went on to commit mass rape and murder of women and children while fleeing rebel forces last year, according to a new United Nations report, raising questions not just about these particular atrocities but surrounding the United States's Africa Command operations in general.
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Even if the vote proceeds peacefully, the dangers are not over
President Gbagbo refuses international demands to leave office
Unrest spreads as concern over economic conditions gets ugly
International organizations try to keep the peace.
The Ivorian president refuses to leave office after losing reelection
The country accuses him of bribing the Nigerian government during his days at Halliburton
Laura Seay, bless her, actually reads it
The terrorist group escalates an already violent conflict
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Columnist laments that some spend more money on partying than on their children's education
The country must deal with a tougher U.S. stance and an absent president
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A top UN official thinks so, but activists and experts still debate the state of Sudan
Coinciding with Hillary Clinton's trip, three experts offer insight and advice on Congo.
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Problems in the horn of Africa could make it the new hot spot of global terror. How should America handle it?
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