The United States has had an interesting History when it comes
to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The US had a long standing relationship with the Former Leader Mobutu Sese Seko.
Currently the US has a Presence in the Region by having a Observer Role for
the Tripartite Plus Agreement (DRC, Rwanda,Uganda and Burundi)
When the Intelligence Chiefs of the Above Mentioned Nations Meet the US Has
a Presence at the Meeting.
The US has stated that it is concerned over the Recent Upsurge in Fighting
in the Eastern DRC. Plus there is word now that the US has Evidence that Rwanda is actively supporting the Rebel Offensive.
Congolese Militia are now on the Outskirts of Goma. The top US
Diplomat for Africa is on her way to the region.
At a Press Briefing at the State Department A Spokesman
Indicated that the Administration will support any and all efforts to restore Peace and Tranquility to the Eastern DRC.
France which currently holds the Rotating Presidency of the UN Security Council is
supporting a Plan that could have at least 6,000 EU Troops in the Area within a week.
Currently the Plans for US Diplomacy has the Undersecretary Meeting with President
Kabila on October 30th. Although a Date has not been announced Ms Frazier is expected to Hold Talks with the Senior Rwandan
Leadership as well. There are currently no plans for talks with the Rebel Forces.