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Consuming the Congo: War and Conflict Minerals in the World's Deadliest Place

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Going behind the headlines and deep into the brutal world of the Congo, this expose examines why eastern Congo is the most dangerous place on the planet. While the Western world takes for granted its creature comforts such as cell phones or computers, five million Congolese needlessly die in the quest for the valuable minerals that make those technologies work. Much of the ...more
ebook, 272 pages
Published July 1st 2011 by Chicago Review Press
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Jul 02, 2013 Peter Eichstaedt rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)
The reality behind the headlines. A compelling book.
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Peter Eichstaedt is the Africa editor for the Institute of War and Peace Reporting in The Hague. A veteran journalist, he has worked in locations worldwide, including Slovenia, Moldova, Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, and Uganda, where he was a senior editor for Uganda Radio Network. He is the author of If You Poison Us: Uranium and Native Americans."
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