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Obama risks miring U.S. in an African war: McCain

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s plan to send 100 military troops to Uganda risks miring the United States in another protracted war, a top Republican lawmaker warned on Sunday. Senator John McCain said that with almost 100,000 US troops in Afghanistan and the drawdown from Iraq still not complete, Obama’s…

Obama sends 100 combat troops to Uganda

WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama said Friday he is sending 100 combat troops to central Africa to help and advise forces battling Ugandan Lord’s Resistance Army rebels accused of rape, murder and kidnapping. The US troops, subject to the approval of national authorities, could deploy in Uganda, South Sudan,…

Obama again sends U.S. tax dollars to countries with child soldiers

For the second year in a row, the Obama administration has waived financial penalties for countries that enslave children and turn them into soldiers, ensuring that tens of millions of U.S. tax dollars will continue to be used by those who support the brutish practice. In a Tuesday meeting described…

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