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Shift in U.S. Congo policy leaves Kabila exposed

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Shortly after Congo President Joseph Kabila came to power in 2001, the U.S. embassy in Kinshasa sent cables to Washington exuding quiet confidence in the 29-year-old who had replaced his recently assassinated father, Laurent.
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