Stakes High for Joint Rwandan-Congolese Military Offensive

After two wars and a decade of mistrust, Rwanda and Congo have agreed to deal militarily with a common menace -- the Rwandan Hutu militia known as the Democratic Liberation Forces of Rwanda, or FDLR. The potentially brutal operation is aimed at forcibly disarming the estimated 6,500 militiamen who organized in Congo after the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.

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