James North

James North (jamesnorth77 at gmail.com) has reported from Africa, Asia and Latin America for thirty-seven years.

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Thursday, November 22, 2012 - 7:26am
Washington's Role in the Renewed Violence in DR Congo
At first, the latest awful news from the Democratic Republic of Congo sounds like just another installment of an ongoing saga common in the Western media, “Vicious African Tribal Factions Hate Each Other.” Several thousand armed predators who call themselves the M23 Movement and are inappropriately described as “rebels” have just seized control of Goma, a regional capital, and the renewed fighting is adding to a death toll that has already risen above 5 million since the Second Congo War started in 1998.
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