Herbert F. Weiss

Herbert F. Weiss is emeritus professor of political science at the City University of New York and senior policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Political Protest in the Congo (1968). In 2006, he served as a member of the Carter Center’s election-observation team in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

April 2007, Volume 18, Issue 2

Voting for Change in the DRC

The holding of competitive elections in this vast, strife-torn country must count as a significant achievement, even though voters signaled their disaffection with the entire array of political elites that had been ruling them.