Between Integration and Disintegration: The Erratic Trajectory of the Congolese Army

Maria Eriksson Baaz and Judith Verweijen

Dr. Maria Eriksson Baaz of the Nordic Africa Institute and the School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University (Sweden) and Judith Verweijen, a PhD Candidate at Utrecht Unversity (The Netherlands) present the the history, underlying mechanisms and effects of never-ending military integration in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

On behalf of the DRC Affinity Group, Dr. Maria Eriksson Baaz of the Nordic Africa Institute and the School of Global Studies, Gothenburg University (Sweden) and Judith Verweijen, a PhD Candidate at Utrecht Unversity (The Netherlands) present the history, underlying mechanisms and effects of never-ending military integration in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). In light of the M23 rebellion and a possible new wave of integration, the authors offer precautions and recommendations for an upcoming process as well as viable alternatives for dealing with armed groups in DRC.
Title
Between Integration and Disintegration: The Erratic Trajectory of the Congolese Army
Author
Maria Eriksson Baaz and Judith Verweijen
Published
4/29/2013
Citation
Maria Eriksson Baaz and Judith Verweijen, Between Integration and Disintegration: The Erratic Trajectory of the Congolese Army (4/29/2013).