The Complex Wars of the Congo: Towards a New Analytic Approach

  title={The Complex Wars of the Congo: Towards a New Analytic Approach},
  author={Tatiana Carayannis},
  journal={Journal of Asian and African Studies},
  pages={232 - 255}
Since 1996, the Democratic Republic of Congo has been the battleground for wars within wars, where networks of conflict interact to produce different patterns of local resource extraction and different patterns of local and regional violence, resulting in one of the most devastating, yet surprisingly understudied, humanitarian disasters of our day. This article analyzes these transboundary networks of conflict using a network-centered approach, and examines how normative changes in the… Expand
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