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By Andrew P. Napolitano
Obama's veil of secrecy is pierced
Topic - Ugandan Government
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.
The wildly successful viral video campaign to raise global awareness of a brutal Central Africa rebel leader is attracting criticism from Ugandans, some who said Friday that the 30-minute video misrepresents the complicated history of Africa's longest-running conflict.
The Ugandan government has come under fire for its handling of a mysterious disease that has killed hundreds of children in the northern part of this impoverished East African nation.