Monday, April 30, 2012

U.S. Special Forces Aid In The Hunt Of African Warlord Joseph Kony

In Vast Jungle, U.S. Troops Aid In Search For Kony -- New York Times

OBO, Central African Republic — It has got to be one of the oddest matchups in United States military history.

One hundred of America’s elite Special Operations troops, aided by night vision scopes and satellite imagery, are helping African forces find a wig-wearing, gibberish-speaking fugitive rebel commander named Joseph Kony who has been hiding out in the jungle for years with a band of child soldiers and a harem of dozens of child brides.

No one knows exactly where Mr. Kony is, but here in Obo, at a remote forward operating post in the Central African Republic, Green Berets pore over maps and interview villagers, hopeful for a clue.

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More News On The U.S. Assisting In The Search For LRA Leader Kony

US special forces help in hunt for warlord Kony -- FOX News/AP
U.S. lends support in hunt for notorious African warlord -- CNN
Video: U.S. special forces search for LRA leader Joseph Kony -- Digital Journal
US special forces continue aiding Kony search -- Al Jazera
US soldiers play part in hunt for Joseph Kony -- BBC
Rebel chief Kony 'in Sudan-S.Sudan border areas' -- AFP
Kony hunt: US forces combine tech with nomad intelligence -- First Post
Support from locals seen as key to capturing Kony -- AP
Joseph Kony hunt is proving difficult for U.S. troops -- Washington Post
How US special forces help in the hunt for Joseph Kony -- Christian Science Monitor

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