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Conflict Minerals in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

David Sullivan talks about how conflict minerals are funding war in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and how Congress and the administration can help stop it.

What is the Conflict Minerals Trade Act? Why is this bill important? What else should the Obama administration do about Congo?

(transcript, mp4, YouTube)

See the Enough project for more information about conflict minerals.

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