Hot Signals: Democratic Republic of Congo

This week's geopolitical insight


D.R.C. | On December 7, the UN peacekeeping mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo suffered an attack that Secretary-General António Guterres equated to a “war crime”. Rebel fighters attacked a UN base in the country's war-torn east, killing 15 blue helmets and injuring another 53. Predata signals that anticipate major security risks in the D.R.C. spiked on December 2, six days ahead of the attack.