Time's Battleland: Africom to work Lord's Resistance Army problem with Uganda
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 at 12:02AM
Thomas P.M. Barnett in Africom, SysAdmin, Time's Battleland

Ugandan forces (Reuters)

WAPO and NYT reporting over the weekend that the US will send around 100 armed advisers to help the Ugandan military work the stubborn problem of the Lord's Resistance Army, a beyond-its-expiration-date insurgency that's terrorized rural populations across four states for a couple of decades now. These guys really are the worst of the worst, engaging in atrocities galore, mass rape as a tool of terror, and the forced recruitment of child soldiers. They check every box on war crimes.

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