In Vast Jungle, U.S. Troops Aid in Search for Kony

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    I thought we were there for training?:confused:

    In Vast Jungle, U.S. Troops Aid in Search for Kony

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    http://www.nytimes.com/2012/04/30/w...y-us-forces-in-central-africa.html?ref=africa
     
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    Joseph Kony Hunt: Caesar Acellam, Top LRA Commander, Captured, Says Uganda Official

    Joseph Kony Hunt: Caesar Acellam, Top LRA Commander, Captured, Says Uganda Official
     
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    Anything which is done to stop Kony is a good thing, and I'm delighted if US troops are taking a more active role.

    Removing him from the face of the map would be a real boost for morale in several countries.
     
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    Kony should have been hit by a cruise missile decades ago.
     
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    He should, indeed! It couldn't happen to a nicer guy!

    There's a good book about him, btw, called 'Wizard of the Nile' - well worth a read.
     
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    Kony's been dead for about 5 years.

    But that's OK, he's the new OBL right? Now America can spend Trillions more chasing his ghost around Africa in the name of "Freedom" when it's really all just for Empire. Just like in the Middle East.

    But then after 5 or 10 years (however long the Military wants to play) a Special Forces raid will kill him and he'll be "buried at sea" in accordance with African custom. There'll be no pictures of course but that won't stop Hollywood from filming the blockbuster, All Star Hollywood cast movie about it.

    And Americans will eat it up, just like they do with everything else.
     
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    Right. And you know this...how, exactly?
     
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    How you figure Kony has been dead?
     
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    Mad Scientist -

    Not 'Ugandans', but a 'Ugandan' are saying it.

    So ONE person says this - and you present it as a solid fact. You KNOW it.
     

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