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Tag: Joseph Kony

June
20th

America’s mysteriously multiplying military missions

I hope I wasn’t the only one startled last year when U.S. and British forces suddenly blitzed Libya with more than 100 Tomahawk missiles and other shock-and-awe stuff, a barrage that presaged the overthrow of Moammar Gadhafi.

Last April, another surprise: Someone in the Obama administration deigned to inform the public that the U.S. Army had boots on the ground in the Central African Republic, where special forces are hunting for warlord Joseph Kony.

Only 100 pairs of boots, but live American soldiers fighting in a poorly understood foreign country nonetheless. (There had to be only 100 pairs of

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