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Some 100 Special Forces soldiers are advising and training regional troops searching for Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, in central Africa.
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Recent coups in Mali and Guinea-Bissau don't amount to a big continental shift, according to a new statistical analysis.
The Invisible Children video that went viral was vague in areas, but it did not overstate the danger of Kony's group, and it succeeded in putting the LRA onto the agenda of policy makers.
As a high school teacher, I grapple with the Kony 2012 video and horrific memories it stirs for my students. Foreigners again look at Uganda as a country of misery, ignoring our progress. We defeated Kony and the LRA rebels. Why not make a video about the surviving children?