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Congo’s Game of Thrones
The Peaceful Democratic Transition That Wasn’t

After rigged elections installed a pliant opposition leader in office, neither a true transfer of power nor a revolution seem likely in DR Congo.

Published on: March 5, 2019
Dane Erickson is a Lecturer at the Graduate School of Public Affairs at the University of Colorado Denver and has been leading initiatives to enhance political and economic development in central Africa for the past 15 years. The opinions expressed are his own.
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