World on Fire: 2012's Uprising and Revolutions

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Democratic Republic of Congo

The Congo’s struggle to quell the country’s well-trained, well-equipped M23 rebels has undoubtedly been the country’s biggest fight of 2012. In April, former members of an insurgent group organized as the M23 and began their campaign of capturing strategic territory in the country in aims to wrest control of Congo’s mineral rich regions.   

(Photo:Jerome Delay/AP Photo)

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