CAR: A forgotten crisis at the heart of Africa: Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic’s vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis

by Nathalie Baptiste

Take a look at the World section of nearly any mainstream news outlet and the main story will be Iraq, Syria, Ukraine, or Gaza—all of which are suffering acutely from their respective conflicts. Yet even together they hardly enjoy a monopoly on gruesome civil wars or protracted refugee crises.