Presents background of the most recent conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, formerly Zaire, and assesses implementation of the Lusaka cease-fire agreement of 1999, including withdrawal of foreign forces and role of United Nations peacekeeping force. Discusses Zaire's 1996-1997 civil war, democratization issues, the humanitarian situation in Congo, prospects for the future, and U.S. policy toward Congo.
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