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Map Shows Gold is Top Conflict Mineral in Eastern Congo

Researchers have produced a new map of mining sites in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo showing which are sites are controlled by armed groups and which are controlled by the Congolese army.  Their findings suggest the number one conflict mineral from the region is now gold, which is harder to trace than the other minerals from the area.  The research, carried out by a Belgian organization, the International Peace Information Service (IPIS), in partnership with the DRC...

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