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Obama signs anti-LRA bill

One of FP’s 2009 Stories You Missed was the growing U.S. involvement in efforts to wipe out Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army rebels — this included a bill sponsored by Senators Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) committing the U.S. to "eliminating the threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army." The bill was held up ...

One of FP’s 2009 Stories You Missed was the growing U.S. involvement in efforts to wipe out Uganda’s Lord’s Resistance Army rebels — this included a bill sponsored by Senators Russ Feingold (D-Wis.) and Sam Brownback (R-Kan.) committing the U.S. to "eliminating the threat posed by the Lord’s Resistance Army." The bill was held up for a while by a hold from Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, but passed in March and signed by President Obama on Monday.

In April, Michael Wilkerson wrote about why the LRA has been so hard to wipe out.  

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