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Peace or balkanization for DR Congo?
by KPFA Evening News, Ann Garrison
Sunday Feb 24th, 2013 4:06 PM
Will the Congo peace agreement, signed on February 24th in Addis Adaba, Ethiopia, lead to peace, or the balkanization of Congo's mineral rich eastern provinces, for the benefit of Western corporations?
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Provincial map of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Some critics say that the new peace agreement is really a roadmap for
separatingthe mineral rich provinces of Katanga, Nord-Kivu, Sud-Kivu,
and the easternmost part of Orientale into individual states.

For transcript, see: http://www.anngarrison.com/audio/2013/02/409/23/congo-peace-treaty-or-roadmap-to-balkanization