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#1 Seems like a waste of resources to help someone who ran around naked and beat off in public like a monkey!
Posted by Cluger Gurly-Brown4774 2012-03-25 08:57||
#2 Kony and the LRA are a bunch of tribal butchers but so far they have not presented any direct threat to the US. I don't count people stupid enough to go sight-seeing or hiking in combat zones, as being the poor innocents when they get kidnapped or killed. Meaning, that there are a lot of other problem children in the world that present a clear and present danger to us, that Kony does not. And they are the ones we should be spending the money and using the fuel and resources to hunt down.
Posted by Shieldwolf 2012-03-25 10:58||
#3 If you want to "protect the children" there's always FARC units still in existance.
Posted by Thing From Snowy Mountain 2012-03-25 11:10||
#4 "Kony, accused of terrorizing northern Uganda for two decades, is wanted by the International Criminal court for war crimes."
Don't waste any time with the ICC - just shoot the bastard. And his minions.
Posted by Barbara 2012-03-25 11:11||
#5 The Afrikan Congo, historically a place of relative peace and tranquility. I'm reasonably certain this will be wrapped up soon and not require large airfields or costly forward operations bases.
Posted by Besoeker 2012-03-25 11:55||
#6 He gave no details on the troops' strategy.
Prayer? A Cargo Cult belief that US. drones will magically spot him? Insult him on the internet until he gets so mad he has apoplexy, oh!, wait a minute, they already did that ...on Twitter with the hashtag #Kony2012.
This is self-congratulatory do-goodism on steroids.
#7 So the USA sends 100 "advisors" to assist in the arrest of Kono, wanted by the ICC even though the USA is not a party to the ICC and has been fairly negative towards the court from the gitgo. Does anyone see a disconnect here? The obvious "advice" I guess is to help Kono find his own final resolution. Or if we want a better label - modern head hunting. Not that I am complaining, Kono deserves a Texas killing - but is this a possible precedent of the USA assisting ICC prosecutions? Just asking. And noone seems to be thinking this al the way through other than kneejerking to a Youtube. video. Policy by polling. PbyP.
Posted by Northern Cousin 2012-03-25 21:54||