The Monitor's weekly news quiz for Oct.17-21, 2011

3. President Obama announced he was sending 100 US military advisers abroad. Where is he sending them, and to fight whom?

Obama told Congress that he has dispatched “combat-equipped US forces” to assist regional forces in their fight against the Joseph Krony and the Lord’s Resistance Army, a group that has murdered, kidnapped, and raped thousands of Central African civilians and which Obama says continues to commit “atrocities” across several African countries.

Obama told Congress that he has dispatched “combat-equipped US forces” to assist regional forces in their fight against the Joseph Krony and the Lord’s Resistance Army, a group that has murdered, kidnapped, and raped thousands of Central African civilians and which Obama says continues to commit “atrocities” across several African countries.

Obama told Congress that he has dispatched “combat-equipped US forces” to assist regional forces in their fight against the Joseph Krony and the Lord’s Resistance Army, a group that has murdered, kidnapped, and raped thousands of Central African civilians and which Obama says continues to commit “atrocities” across several African countries.

Obama told Congress that he has dispatched “combat-equipped US forces” to assist regional forces in their fight against the Joseph Krony and the Lord’s Resistance Army, a group that has murdered, kidnapped, and raped thousands of Central African civilians and which Obama says continues to commit “atrocities” across several African countries.

To Somalia, to fight Al Shabaab

 

To Mexico, to fight the Zetas drug cartel

 

To Yemen, to fight Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula

 

To Uganda, to fight the Lord's Resistance Army

 
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