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  • Rebel army senior man is captured in Uganda

    Ugandan forces captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, an army official said Sunday, in what an analyst said was an "intelligence coup" for forces hunting for Kony.


  • ** FILE ** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets in July 2006 with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

    Official: Top Kony commander captured

    Ugandan forces have captured a senior commander of Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army after a brief fight with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border, Ugandan army official said Sunday.


  • Troops from the Central African Republic stand guard April 29, 2012, at a building used for joint meetings between them and U.S. Army special forces in Obo, Central African Republic. Obo was the first place in the Central African Republic that Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) attacked in 2008 and today is one of four forward operating locations where U.S. special forces have paired up with local troops and Ugandan soldiers to seek out Kony. (Associated Press)

    Uganda suggests Joseph Kony getting Sudan support

    Ugandan officials are renewing a claim made with some frequency over the years: That rebel leader Joseph Kony and his Lord's Resistance Army are receiving backing from the government of Sudan.


  • Sudanese state Minister of Information Sana Hamad poses April 24, 2012, for a photo with Sudanese armed forces at the oil-rich border town of Heglig, Sudan. (Associated Press)

    Conflict in Sudan could spark regional warfare

    The ever-intensifying conflict between Sudan and South Sudan is threatening to drag in neighboring countries and undermine regional security and economic interests.


  • Members of the Sudanese armed forces raise their weapons during a visit by President Omar al-Bashir in Heglig, Sudan, on Monday, April 23, 2012. (AP Photo)

    Sudan conflict could shake region

    The intensifying conflict between Sudan and South Sudan is threatening to drag in neighboring countries and undermine regional security and economic interests.


  • Kony

    Kony hunters must fight crocs, bees

    For Ugandan soldiers tasked with catching Joseph Kony, the real threat is not the elusive Central African warlord and his brutal gang.


  • **FILE** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets July 31, 2006, with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

    Nations unite for all-out effort to hunt down warlord Kony

    African nations have redoubled their resolve to capture Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony in the wake of the viral online documentary highlighting his rebel group's atrocities.


  • ** FILE ** Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, meets in July 2006 with a delegation of 160 officials and lawmakers from northern Uganda and representatives of non-governmental organizations in Congo near the Sudan border. (Associated Press)

    Sequel to anti-warlord video addresses criticisms

    A wildly popular Internet video turned African warlord Joseph Kony into a household name and boosted the international hunt for the brutal rebel leader. Can a sequel do more?


  • Illustration by John Camejo for The Washington Times

    BURNETT AND EVENSON: Other half of the Kony equation

    The African Union last month announced a plan to improve coordination to end atrocities by Joseph Kony's Ugandan rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). Efforts to arrest Kony and other LRA leaders wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) and to end LRA abuses are needed urgently. But that is only half of the picture; addressing the legacy of the LRA and Ugandan army abuses is the other.


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