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I Am Sick Of This: U.S. Special Forces Soldiers in Uganda Now!

Green Berets and U.S. intelligence personnel have bolstered the manhunt in central Africa that is reportedly gaining ground on despot Joseph Kony’s rebel group, accused of abducting and conscripting children and killing more than 1,000 civilians since 2009.

Living among four African militaries in the bush, 100 U.S. special operations troops — mostly Special Forces A teams — are advising military leaders, sharing critical intelligence through “fusion centers” and coordinating combat operations to protect locals and target the Lord’s Resistance Army.

http://militarytimes.com/news/2012/05/army-special-forces-ma...

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Putting US troops where-ever for what-ever

is a means to insure another ongoing conflict somewhere--ANYWHERE to maintain the military industrial complex for profit and excuse further infringements of personal liberties here at home.

Peace is anathema to big government. Who needs "heroic and strong decisive leadership" when life is good?

Conscience does not exist if not exercised

"No matter how cynical you get, it's impossible to keep up!
---Lily Tomlin

US special forces 'parachuted into North Korea'

US and South Korean special forces have been parachuting into North Korea to gather intelligence about underground military installations, according to a senior US officer
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/asia/northkorea/92...

not new news

My unit was deployed here back in 2010-2011. This is old stuff. Yes there are a few Special Forces but mainly its us National Guard soldiers from Camp Lemonnier, Djibouti being attached to Uganda and other parts of Africa.

Camp Lemonnier is the central hub for AFRICOM in Africa.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Lemonnier

Second paragraph of

the article. "Fusion centers". They don't even invest the time into renaming the identical concepts that are being used in the continental U.S.

Dr. Mike Vasovski
South Carolina Campaign Chairman, Ron Paul 2012
The SINGLE vote in the SC delegation for RP, GOP Convention, Tampa, FL
2010 Candidate, US Congress SC-03
Past Chairman, Aiken, SC County Tea Party

Kony was a scam

He reigned in the 1990's and hasnt been seen since 2006. He is believe to have less than 100 LRAs and has been hiding this whole time. A few weeks before the video came out it was noted that the US discovered a 700 million dollar oil reserve in guess where....Uganda.

Withdraw your support from the Government

We have no other choice to stop all the murdering and tyranny. We have GOT to stop funding this crap with our money and in our name!

OUR NAME?

You mean your corporate fiction name. ENTITY NAMED YOU?

Just another day in USSOCOM being forced to go crapping other peoples back yard.

I love when all the leftist are against war, but they want the military to go hunt Kony down.

Obama's cousin most likely.

Freedom may be worth searching for.

I have given up on my fellow Americans, (not DPers) as I will not shed one more calorie trying to awaken anyone else who is not a critical thinker and does not have the inherent feeling that something is wrong.

That would make some sense ...

... Imagine if Kony had proof that Obama was a Kenyan.

Think we'd have troops over there trying to track him down? :-)

--Norm

Oh, look. Another green country that doesn't have enough debt

http://www.economist.com/content/global_debt_clock

A little war zone will convince them to borrow from bankers.

Free includes debt-free!

good point.

Only 3 billion? $102 per person? WOW!

Did you see Japan?

$83,000 per person?!?!

Kony???

He's not even there anymore, and the US government knows it.

I smell oil scam!

“It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years wherein we are set, uprooting the evil in the fields that we know, so that those who live after may have clean earth to till." -J.R.R. Tolkien

You might be correct

Uganda has substantial natural resources, including fertile soils, regular rainfall, small deposits of copper, gold, and other minerals, and recently discovered oil.

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/...

Oil scams are about keeping the oil in the ground.

If someone is getting ready to lease or pump oil fields (and bring lots of oil to market apart from the large European OIL GIANTS)... this is when the US Military gets called up to be a mercenary force owned and operated for European kings and their industry barons.

Remember, oil coming out of Iraq to this day is non-existant. They capped it by killing Sadaam. Now it stays in the ground for future exploitation.

Congress authorized $35 Million

Congress has authorized $35 million for counter-LRA ops in central Africa. The LRA Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act was signed into law in May 2010