Thursday, February 19, 2015

To Solve Mass Violence, Look To Locals

Severine Autesserre studies the Democratic Republic of Congo, which is in the middle of the deadliest conflict since World War II; it's been called "the largest ongoing humanitarian crisis in the world.” The conflict seems hopelessly, unsolvably large. But her insight from decades of listening and engaging: The conflicts are often locally based. And instead of focusing on big-picture solutions, leaders might be better served solving local crises before they ignite.


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