Democratic Republic of the Congo

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Group.png Democratic Republic of the Congo   SourcewatchRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
Democratic Republic of the Congo (orthographic projection).svg
Flag of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.svg
Typenation state
Interest ofLuca Attanasio
Member ofAfrican Union, International Criminal Court, La Francophonie, Organisation of African Unity, UN
A large country in central Africa, the majority of the former 'Belgian Congo'.

Civil War

“Of the 11 nations intervening in the civil war in the Congo in 1998, nine received U.S. arms and training in 1997.”
 (April 1999)  [1]


The DRC has around half the world's largest reserves of cobalt,[2] a vital component in electric vehicles.[3]

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  1. Demilitarization for Democracy Dictators or Democracies? U.S. Arms Transfers and Military Training