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In Africa's remotest jungle, where paved roads and telephones don't exist, a U.S. aid group is installing new high-frequency radios to help track the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), a brutal militia that 100 U.S. Special Forces troops are helping hunt.
In Africa's remotest jungle, where paved roads and telephones don't exist, a U.S. aid group is raising radio towers to help fight killers from the Lord's Resistance Army, a brutal militia that 100 U.S. special forces troops are now helping hunt.
Obama administration officials faced a sometimes skeptical audience Tuesday as they briefed lawmakers in public for the first time on President Obama's deployment of 100 Special Forces troops to Africa to help track down one of the continent's most notorious warlords.
Obama administration officials on Tuesday insisted the U.S. military operation against a ruthless guerrilla group in central Africa is a limited deployment with the specific goal of ending the threat of the Lord's Resistance Army.
NAIROBI, KENYA | Why is the U.S. sending its troops to finish off a fractured band of bush fighters in the middle of Africa?
Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said Sunday that U.S. military "personnel" being sent to Uganda to help his country against the rebel group the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) will not participate in actual fighting.
The United States is venturing into one of Africa's bloodiest conflicts, sending about 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to support a years-long fight against a guerrilla group accused of horrific atrocities.
A coalition of nearly 40 human rights groups this week called on the United States to step up efforts to fight against a brutal Ugandan-led rebel group that has intensified its attacks in central Africa, especially in Congo's volatile northeast.
One of Africa's most vicious rebel groups has killed at least 255 people over the past 18 months in a largely unreported campaign of abductions and massacres in Congo and the Central African Republic, a human rights group said in a report sent to journalists Thursday.