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Obama Continues Efforts Against ‘Madman’ Kony
fox8.com/CNN ^ | April 23, 2012 | CNN Wire Staff

Posted on 04/23/2012 2:21:49 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY

WASHINGTON (CNN) — President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda and its neighbors capture Joseph Kony, the leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army.

“Today, I can announce that our advisers will continue their efforts to bring this madman to justice and to save lives,” Obama said in a speech at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. “It’s part of our regional strategy to end the scourge that is the LRA and help realize a future where no African child is stolen from their family, and no girl is raped, and no boy is turned into a child soldier.”

Kony, who was named a “specially designated global terrorist” by President George W. Bush in 2008, gained worldwide notoriety this year after a 30-minute video called “Invisible Children” went viral on the Internet.

When Obama ordered the effort last year, he had said the National Security Council would review any progress after 150 days.

In October, Obama administration officials told the House Foreign Affairs Committee that the deployment to Africa of approximately 100 advisers — most of them U.S. Special Forces — would be “short-term.”

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1 posted on 04/23/2012 2:21:52 PM PDT by Free ThinkerNY
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from the article...Kony says he is a prophet sent from God to replace the Ugandan government with a democracy based on the Ten Commandments.
2 posted on 04/23/2012 2:26:45 PM PDT by ColdOne (I miss my poochie... Tasha 2000~3/14/11 0bie don' t eat my dog!)
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” ...a future where no African child is stolen from their family, and no girl is raped, and no boy is turned into a child soldier.”

If this is really Obama’s goal, then we are going to have to spend an awful like of time and money policing the African continent. The above behavior has been the stock in trade on that continent for centuries.

Plus, if Obama’s goal is to make sure no African girl is raped and no African boy is turned into a child soldier, perhaps he had better start his purification campaign in
America’s inner cities — beginning with his hometown of Chicago.


3 posted on 04/23/2012 2:34:39 PM PDT by hampdenkid
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>>> "President Barack Obama said Monday that U.S. advisers will keep trying to help Uganda.... " <<<

obama loves Uganda. He has a lot in common with it's former strong man, Idi Amin. Amin was a dictator who was also a cannibal that ate people. obama is a dictator who eats dogs.

4 posted on 04/23/2012 3:56:43 PM PDT by jmax (He thinks the American Dream is a Gov't Motors car in every garage and a dog in every pot.)
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