The Trouble with the Congo: Local Violence and the Failure of International Peacebuilding
The Trouble with the Congo suggests a new explanation for international peacebuilding failures in civil wars. Drawing from more than 330 interviews and a year and a half of field research, it develops a case study of the international intervention during the Democratic Republic of the Congo’s unsuccessful transition from war to peace and democracy (2003–2006). Grassroots r...more
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The prose is lack-lustre but usually doesn't distract, while it is informative it is not especially evocative. The material is dense but well organized, greater care could have be ...more
Just a warning for you to not acquire this book with wrong expectations: The Trouble with the Congo is written in a rather try, scientific language, almos ...more