I was very happy to see this excellent review by Professor Stephen Chan of SOAS in The Conversation, referring to the 'When the Walking Defeats You' as one of the best books of 2016.
Paul and I argue that the US Special Forces in the anti-LRA ops have a crucial role to play in dismantling the LRA regardless of the degree of Ugandan army involvement. "With Kony’s increasingly erratic and brutal leadership alienating many... Continue Reading →
"The former Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) fighter is the first former child soldier to face charges at the ICC. He has been charged with 70 counts of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including attacks against civilians, torture, sexual and gender-based... Continue Reading →
Vice ran two small passages from the book. I thought the whole thing with photos and the book cover was nicely done. When researching the book, this particular quote from Kony stuck with me. I am glad Vice people thought... Continue Reading →
I co-wrote an article for The Cipher Brief with Professor Ron Atkinson outlining the effects of the US strategy in dealing with the LRA. In short, the LRA remains a real threat to civilians in Central Africa. Here is an... Continue Reading →
This picture, from almost exactly ten years ago, tells an important and sad story. Depicted are fighters who composed the core of Kony's personal security team in 2006, posing for British journalist Sam Farmar, who interviewed Kony in June 2006. At... Continue Reading →
Ten years ago, on 23 January 2006, at least eight peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), were killed by fighters of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) in DRC's Garamba Park. The peacekeepers were... Continue Reading →