I co-wrote an article with Kristof Titeca for Foreign Affairs about the US military mission against the LRA and what the US and Ugandan withdrawal means for the region. We concluded:
“The success of campaigns against groups like the LRA depends on the commitment of national governments and international organizations. U.S. leadership is a crucial component. Combined with possible cuts to UN peacekeeping missions, the withdrawal of U.S. forces will lead to more civilian deaths and more volatility, the effects of which will be felt far beyond Central Africa.”
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