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Insight: Congo army debacle at Goma raises specter of betrayal

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Congolese Revolution Army (CRA) rebel leader Sultani Makenga sits in a truck in Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), November 20, 2012, soon after the rebels captured the city from the government army. REUTERS/James Akena/Files

Congolese Revolution Army (CRA) rebel leader Sultani Makenga sits in a truck in Goma in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), November 20, 2012, soon after the rebels captured the city from the government army. REUTERS/James Akena/Files
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A child stands near the body of a dead Congolese government soldier in Nyaruchinga, near Goma in this November 22, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/James Akena/Files

A child stands near the body of a dead Congolese government soldier in Nyaruchinga, near Goma in this November 22, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/James Akena/Files
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A Congolese Revolutionary Army (CRA) fighter collects bullets from the floor at a military barracks, earlier abandoned by fleeing government soldiers, in Goma in this November 23, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/James Akena/Files

A Congolese Revolutionary Army (CRA) fighter collects bullets from the floor at a military barracks, earlier abandoned by fleeing government soldiers, in Goma in this November 23, 2012 file photo. REUTERS/James Akena/Files
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