US ups pressure to end DRC’s M23 rebellion

US Great Lakes envoy Russ Feingold is believed to be more even-handed than some of his predecessors http://feingold.senate.gov/images/feingold_headshot_highres.jpg   The US’s new representative for Africa’s Great Lakes region has upped the pressure on Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to end the bloody M23 rebellion in north-east DRC. After years of close relations between Washington and Rwanda, Russ Feingold is being welcomed as more “balanced” in his dealings with both governments. By RFI Feingold, who took over as Great Lakes envoy in September, met DRC President Joseph Kabila…

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