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  • Issue Brief posted February 17, 2016 by Joshua Meservey Uganda’s Upcoming Presidential Elections: Implications for the U.S.–Uganda Relationship

    The East African nation of Uganda will elect its next president on February 18. As is sometimes the case, the United States will have to find a way during this election to remain true to its democratic principles while constructively engaging with an ally who has achieved a level of stability and economic prosperity, but who has also grown increasingly undemocratic. The…

  • Issue Brief posted April 4, 2014 by Charlotte Florance, Brett D. Schaefer Lord’s Resistance Army: Questions on Increasing Troops to Fight Joseph Kony’s LRA

    The Obama Administration announced on March 23 that additional U.S. forces and assets will be deployed to reinforce the joint U.S. and African Union Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) tracking Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). There is no question that Kony and the LRA have committed terrible atrocities and that purging Africa of Kony and the…

  • Posted on August 7, 2013 by Charlotte Florance Al-Qaeda Hub: East Africa

    Four U.S. embassies in sub-Saharan Africa—in Burundi, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Rwanda—remain closed this week in...…

  • Issue Brief posted April 23, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Lord’s Resistance Army: A Symptom of Central Africa’s Larger Problems

    The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has caused enormous suffering and instability in central Africa, launching violent attacks in Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and newly independent South Sudan. While Congress and the Obama Administration have provided substantial political, financial, and military support aimed at…

  • Posted on April 14, 2012 by Robert Bluey Scribecast: How Kony 2012 Went Viral

    Invisible Children brought worldwide attention to Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army with a wildly popular...…

  • Posted on March 13, 2012 by James Carafano Cornering #Kony

    While the rest of us were watching YouTube about the infamous Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony, someone was actually...…

  • Posted on March 9, 2012 by James Carafano #Kony

    A 30-minute documentary on the Lord’s Resistance Army, a violent militia in Uganda led by the outlaw Joseph Kony, has...…

  • Backgrounder posted August 9, 2010 by Brett D. Schaefer The Kampala Aftermath: The U.S. Should Remain Wary of the ICC

    Abstract: Overall, the U.S. effort at the International Criminal Court Review Conference in Kampala was a qualified success. The outcome could have been much worse. While the conference adopted the Belgian amendment, creating a precedent for criminalizing the use of additional weapons as war crimes under the Rome Statute, the U.S. did succeed in minimizing the immediate…

  • Posted on July 28, 2010 by Ray Walser Terror Watch in Somalia: No Signs of Success

    Two weeks have passed since al-Shabab, the African subsidiary of al-Qaeda, murdered over 70 innocents in Kampala....…

  • Posted on July 13, 2010 by Ray Walser Somalia's al-Shabab and the Long War on Terrorism

    Sunday’s terror attacks in Kampala, Uganda are now known to be the work of Somalia’s Al-Shabab [the Youth], a...…

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  • Issue Brief posted February 17, 2016 by Joshua Meservey Uganda’s Upcoming Presidential Elections: Implications for the U.S.–Uganda Relationship

    The East African nation of Uganda will elect its next president on February 18. As is sometimes the case, the United States will have to find a way during this election to remain true to its democratic principles while constructively engaging with an ally who has achieved a level of stability and economic prosperity, but who has also grown increasingly undemocratic. The…

  • Issue Brief posted April 4, 2014 by Charlotte Florance, Brett D. Schaefer Lord’s Resistance Army: Questions on Increasing Troops to Fight Joseph Kony’s LRA

    The Obama Administration announced on March 23 that additional U.S. forces and assets will be deployed to reinforce the joint U.S. and African Union Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) tracking Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). There is no question that Kony and the LRA have committed terrible atrocities and that purging Africa of Kony and the…

  • Issue Brief posted April 23, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Lord’s Resistance Army: A Symptom of Central Africa’s Larger Problems

    The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has caused enormous suffering and instability in central Africa, launching violent attacks in Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and newly independent South Sudan. While Congress and the Obama Administration have provided substantial political, financial, and military support aimed at…

  • Backgrounder posted August 9, 2010 by Brett D. Schaefer The Kampala Aftermath: The U.S. Should Remain Wary of the ICC

    Abstract: Overall, the U.S. effort at the International Criminal Court Review Conference in Kampala was a qualified success. The outcome could have been much worse. While the conference adopted the Belgian amendment, creating a precedent for criminalizing the use of additional weapons as war crimes under the Rome Statute, the U.S. did succeed in minimizing the immediate…

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  • Issue Brief posted February 17, 2016 by Joshua Meservey Uganda’s Upcoming Presidential Elections: Implications for the U.S.–Uganda Relationship

    The East African nation of Uganda will elect its next president on February 18. As is sometimes the case, the United States will have to find a way during this election to remain true to its democratic principles while constructively engaging with an ally who has achieved a level of stability and economic prosperity, but who has also grown increasingly undemocratic. The…

  • Issue Brief posted April 4, 2014 by Charlotte Florance, Brett D. Schaefer Lord’s Resistance Army: Questions on Increasing Troops to Fight Joseph Kony’s LRA

    The Obama Administration announced on March 23 that additional U.S. forces and assets will be deployed to reinforce the joint U.S. and African Union Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) tracking Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA). There is no question that Kony and the LRA have committed terrible atrocities and that purging Africa of Kony and the…

  • Issue Brief posted April 23, 2012 by Morgan Lorraine Roach Lord’s Resistance Army: A Symptom of Central Africa’s Larger Problems

    The Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) has caused enormous suffering and instability in central Africa, launching violent attacks in Uganda, the Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and newly independent South Sudan. While Congress and the Obama Administration have provided substantial political, financial, and military support aimed at…

  • Backgrounder posted August 9, 2010 by Brett D. Schaefer The Kampala Aftermath: The U.S. Should Remain Wary of the ICC

    Abstract: Overall, the U.S. effort at the International Criminal Court Review Conference in Kampala was a qualified success. The outcome could have been much worse. While the conference adopted the Belgian amendment, creating a precedent for criminalizing the use of additional weapons as war crimes under the Rome Statute, the U.S. did succeed in minimizing the immediate…

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  • Posted on August 7, 2013 by Charlotte Florance Al-Qaeda Hub: East Africa

    Four U.S. embassies in sub-Saharan Africa—in Burundi, Madagascar, Mauritius, and Rwanda—remain closed this week in...…

  • Posted on April 14, 2012 by Robert Bluey Scribecast: How Kony 2012 Went Viral

    Invisible Children brought worldwide attention to Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army with a wildly popular...…

  • Posted on March 13, 2012 by James Carafano Cornering #Kony

    While the rest of us were watching YouTube about the infamous Ugandan militia leader Joseph Kony, someone was actually...…

  • Posted on March 9, 2012 by James Carafano #Kony

    A 30-minute documentary on the Lord’s Resistance Army, a violent militia in Uganda led by the outlaw Joseph Kony, has...…

  • Posted on July 28, 2010 by Ray Walser Terror Watch in Somalia: No Signs of Success

    Two weeks have passed since al-Shabab, the African subsidiary of al-Qaeda, murdered over 70 innocents in Kampala....…

  • Posted on July 13, 2010 by Ray Walser Somalia's al-Shabab and the Long War on Terrorism

    Sunday’s terror attacks in Kampala, Uganda are now known to be the work of Somalia’s Al-Shabab [the Youth], a...…

  • Posted on July 12, 2010 by Ray Walser Kampala Attacks Targeted the Innocent

    In a terrible final note to the first African World Cup games, two coordinated suicide bombings in the Ugandan capital...…

  • Posted on June 15, 2010 by Brett Schaefer Pyrrhic Victory for the ICC in Kampala

    Going into the Review Conference of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in Kampala, Uganda, it was clear that the...…

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