Monday, April 30, 2012

Is Sudan Backing Joseph Kony's LRA?

Ugandan Army Says Sudan Is Backing Joseph Kony's LRA -- BBC

The Ugandan army says the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) led by Joseph Kony is being supported and supplied by the Sudanese government.

The LRA is accused of rape, mutilation, murder and the recruitment of child soldiers.

A Ugandan army colonel told the BBC they had captured a member of the LRA who was wearing a Sudanese uniform, and carried its weapons and ammunition.

The US has sent special forces to help in the hunt for Mr Kony.

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My Comment: I have some doubts that the Sudanese government is assisting the LRA. The Sudan government has enough on it's plate, and getting involved in another war ..... especially against forces backed by the U.S. .... does not strike me as a wise and thoughtful move on their part..

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