The Real Reason Obama Sent Troops To Uganda

And interesting viewpoint regarding the hunt for Joseph Kony and US military intervention in Uganda / East Africa…

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By Junious Ricardo Stanton, 22 October 2011, Source: theblacklistpub.ning.com

A determined push by Western wildcatters and big oil companies from fast-growing Asian economies such as those of China and Malaysia may change the fortunes of several countries in remoter and trickier bits of Africa once largely ignored by foreign investors. One of the most spectacular recent finds has been in Uganda. The reserves of the Albertine rift, which takes in the Ugandan and Congolese shores of Lake Albert (see map), are said to need $10 billion for development. All being well, Uganda will soon become a mid-sized producer, alongside countries such as Mexico. Foreign investment in Uganda may nearly double this year to $3 billion. The country expects to earn $2 billion a year from oil by 2015.” [The Economist]

On Friday October 14th President Obama sent a letter to Congress informing them he was…

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