Hunting for Joseph Kony

Monday, April 30, 2012

In March, Joseph Kony jumped into the national spotlight when a YouTube video about his Christian militia, the Lord’s Resistance Army, went viral. Six months before, however, American troops were quietly deployed to northern Uganda to fight the LRA. But capturing Kony has proved challenging — even for a hundred of America’s most elite special operations troops, who have the advantage of technology like night vision goggles and satellite imagery.

Dan Damon, host of the BBC’s World Update reports on the difficulties facing US Africa Command, also known as AFRICOM.

 

Guests:

Dan Damon

Produced by:

Rupert Allman and Mythili Rao

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