Editor's Note: The international affairs magazine Global Brief recently asked two professors and Enough Project Executive Director John C. Bradshaw to envision the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years from now, in 2020. Bradshaw's response, posted below, appears alongside the perspectives of Professor Calestous Juma from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government and professor Gwendolyn Mikell from Georgetown University.
In 2020, the DRC ...will still have many major problems that are not fully resolved or fixed. However, with the right mix of initiatives that address fundamental economic and governance issues, positive scenarios are possible. If led by responsible Congolese reformers in both government and civil society, and creatively supported by regional and ... [view whole blog post ]