Inside The cia: Congo in the 1980s

  title={Inside The cia: Congo in the 1980s},
  author={Herbert F. Weiss},
  journal={African Studies Review},
  pages={143 - 145}
Congo watchers have been distressed at the little mention that the Congo receives in U.S. news media. After all, the lethal crisis there has cost the lives of over five million people—often described as the greatest humanitarian catastrophe since World War II. So when a book is published about the Congo's history and the New York Times covers it—in its news section, no less—that speaks to its importance. That is what happened in February 2008 to Larry Devlin's Chief of Station, Congo. This book… Expand