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UN fails to halt DR Congo rebel advances

Critics say the thousands of UN troops did nothing to stop M23 from seizing Goma.
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2012 09:23

The UN's peacekeeping mission in DR Congo is its largest and most expensive.

But critics say the thousands of UN troops did nothing to stop M23 rebels from seizing the eastern city of Goma.

Al Jazeera's Nazanine Moshiri looks at why the UN is staying on the sidelines in this conflict.

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