US sends Osprey aircraft, more Special Operations forces to hunt Ugandan warlord

by Karen DeYoung

On the hunt for Joseph Kony: Obama has ordered an increase in U.S. Special Operations forces deployed to Uganda to find warlord Joseph Kony. Pictured is a photo from the hunt in September. Kony, whose forces have spent years attacking central African villages, mutilating civilians and stealing children, has been indicted by the International Criminal Court. Photo: Washington Post

President Obama has ordered a sharp increase in U.S. Special Operations forces deployed to Uganda and sent U.S. military aircraft there for the first time in the ongoing effort to hunt down warlord Joseph Kony across a broad swath of central Africa.