U.S. soldiers assist Ugandan Air Force personnel on Dec. 6. In October, President Barack Obama sent 100 U.S. special forces soldiers to track down Lord’s Resistance Army chief and international fugitive Joseph Kony. (AFP/Getty Images)
The United States has given $40 million in aid to central African countries since 2008 to battle the 200-member Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and arrest its leader, the notorious Joseph Kony. It’s unlikely that more aid will help central Africa quash the LRA and find Kony. Trust is needed — and some key assistance from international actors.
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Serbia’s EU Membership Hangs on Serbian Treatment of Kosovo
Serbia scored an important diplomatic victory on March 1 when it was named a candidate for membership in the European Union. The move is expected to pull Serbia into the European sphere and lessen Russia’s influence in the Balkans. But whether Serbia actually will be admitted to the EU is an open question, as Serbia’s treatment of the Muslims in Kosovo may lead some EU members to vote against it.
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