Guerillas in their Midst: Shifting Alliances in the DRC

"A reshuffling of alliances on both sides of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo(DRC), has created confusion as to who's who in the ten-month imbroglio and has added to the complexity of finding a peaceful solution. There has, in recent months, been a shift in the strategic alliances created on both sides of the DRC conflict. There have been reports of tension between the main rebel movement, the Congolese Rally for Democracy (RCD), and the newly formed Congolese Liberation Movement (CLM). RCD officials have disclosed a division within their movement. On the other side of the equation, DRC President Laurent-Desire Kabila has reshuffled his cabinet and made some unexpected changes."