In the war-torn, mineral-rich Democratic Republic of Congo, rebels belonging to an armed group known as the M23 have launched a devastating offensive against the government of President Joseph Kabila, capturing the main provincial capital of Goma in the country’s east, according to reports. Though denied by the Rwandan government, many believe the M23 is armed and backed by Rwanda, as regional governments jostle for influence and control over a part of the world blessed with teeming natural wealth but afflicted by decades of war and human-rights abuses.
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Reportedly UN Ambassador Susan Rice has had a long and close relationship with Rwandan President Paul Kagame, a former student at C&GSC Fort Leavenworth, who is supplying and financing the M23 Movement.
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From Time's pictures, part of the Congolese people appear to welcome the takeover of provincial capital of Goma. Does that mean the incumbent President Joseph Kabila is losing popular support and possibly face a revolution?
@gracechiou88 I think when major cities are falling to rebels without a fight, its a good indicator you have lost some popular support and may be facing a revolution, no need for pictures to tell you that.