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Corruption Still Threatens U.S. Efforts In Afghanistan

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When President Obama signed a formal agreement in Kabul on Tuesday to withdraw the majority of U.S. forces from Afghanistan by 2014, he spoke of a future Afghanistan, able to stand on its own as a respected member of the international community. “We have traveled through more than a decade under the dark cloud of war,” said Obama. “Yet here, in the predawn darkness of Afghanistan, we can see the light of a new day on the horizon.”

Who Is Joseph Kony?

Joseph Kony  (image taken from the Kony 2012 film produced by Invisible Children)

Joseph Kony, accused killing civilians and kidnapping thousands of children and forcing them to become soldiers in northern Uganda and neighboring countries for years, has been wanted for war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC) since 2005.