Why Tshisekedi and Museveni help each other

This Nigrizia article draws from a Congo Research Group blog post by CIC senior fellow Jason Stearns, highlighting the reasons why the presidents of Uganda and DRC are collaborating in military interventions in Eastern Congo.

"According to the New York research project, the attacks are fueled by Islamic radicalism theorized by the Islamic State (IS) group and by the intention to respond to the military pressure exerted by the Armed Forces of the DRC (Fardc) which began in 2014, when the IS had no ties outside the Middle East."

Read the full article at Nigrizia here.

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Dec 09, 2021