Obama sends 100 troops to central Africa to fight terrorists

Evidently, they will be spread out over several countries and will be in an advisory role. Their target - the "Lord's Resistance Army" - is a cult-like terrorist group that enslaves children for sex and uses them as soldiers while raping, pillaging, murdering, and destroying villages across several central African countries. Max Fisher: Part insurgency and part cult, the Lord's Resistance Army has waged a 20-year campaign of terror across Uganda, where it originally formed in opposition to the government there, the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Central African Republic, and Sudan. It raids villages, massacres for no other purpose than bloodlust, enslaves child soldiers and child sex slaves, drugs its captives to make them more violent, all in an apparently endless mission that has destroyed countless villages and killed thousands of civilians, transforming one of the world's least governed spaces into one of its most dangerous. A 2009 U.S. law authorizing financial support to...(Read Full Post)