Thursday, January 3, 2013

The Kony Con and the deployment of more U.S. troops to Africa

U.S. Marines in Africa
U.S. Marines arrive with equipment at the United States embassy in Monrovia, Liberia (Reuters / Luc Gnago)

Some readers will recall the viral sensation called, “KONY 2012” that swept the entire world in less than 24 hours during March 2012. This blog briefly reported it here, and Mike Smith also made mention thereof in an article titled, “The Kony Con and the coming American invasion of Africa.”

An insightful article about the KONY 2012 propaganda campaign can also be viewed on The article looks at the agenda behind KONY 2012 and how it uses reverse psychology to not only justify a military operation in Africa, but to actually have people demand it. In other words, a typical “Problem-Reaction-Solution” scenario.

In a matter of a few hours the KONY 2012 campaign succeeded in bringing worldwide awareness to a phantom-like figure called Joseph Kony, whom we were told was the ever-evading leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) - indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity by the International Criminal Court in The Hague, in 2005.

An estimated 66,000 children became soldiers and two million people were displaced in Africa while LRA’s terror campaign spread through eastern and central Africa, lasting for almost three decades.

At the height of the atrocities committed by the LRA nobody really cared two-hoots about the poor abused children in Central Africa, or how many innocent lives were being lost and/or ruined through senseless warfare. The mainstream media were silent about the chilling genocide, the wholesale rape and torture, and abduction and brainwashing of thousands of children in Africa.

Back then the world’s sheeple were kept in the dark about the major new oil discoveries in Uganda. Nobody took notice of the fact that it was only after these major oil discoveries, and after the Chinese had already invaded many African hotspots that the U.S. needed to find an excuse, and also approval from the masses, to send in their troops. Now all of a sudden, after it’s too late, the world is crying, "Capture Kony!"

On 18 October 2011 CNN reported that President Barack Obama had sent 100 troops to help regional governments eliminate the LRA. Their efforts, however, were predictably unsuccessful, for if they had wiped out the buggers there would be no rationale for deploying more troops, would there? - (They still occasionally use their lapdog, al-Qaeda, as an excuse - despite their paradoxical foreign policy on al-Qaeda)

About 17 months earlier, in May 2010, President Obama had already signed into law the Lord’s Resistance (LRA) Disarmament and Northern Uganda Recovery Act, which reaffirmed the U.S. commitment to support regional partners’ efforts to end the atrocities of the LRA in central Africa. Yet, despite these drastic legal steps, the LRA reportedly managed to commit over 250 attacks in 2011. The United Nations estimates that over 465,000 people were displaced or living as refugees across Central African Republic (CAR), the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and South Sudan as a result of LRA activity in 2011. Source

There have lately been numerous conflicting reports about the LRA’s activities in the media, and no one seems to know for sure where exactly in Africa these militants are hiding, except that their weapons of choice are the machete and the Soviet Kalashnikov assault rifles - presumably supplied by the Islamic government of Sudan.

In an article published on 8 March 2012 about the growing outrage in Uganda over the KONY 2012 film, Telegraph journalist, Mike Pflanz, reported that the diminishing troops of the LRA had fled northern Uganda six years ago and are now spread across the jungles of neighbouring countries.

“There has not been a single soul from the LRA here (Northern Uganda) since 2006. Now we have peace, people are back in their homes, they are planting their fields, they are starting their businesses. That is what people should help us with.” Source

On 23 March 2012 the African Union announced its intentions to send 5,000 soldiers to join the hunt for rebel leader Joseph Kony and to "neutralize" him while isolating the scattered LRA groups responsible for 2,600 civilian killings since 2008. This international task force was stated to include soldiers from Uganda, South Sudan, Central African Republic and Congo. Source

The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Joseph Kony |
In their hunt for Kony Ugandan forces managed to capture ONE senior commander of the LRA, after a brief fight in May 2012 with rebels near the Congo-Central African Republic border. He was captured with two other rebels. They were in a group of 30 rebels… All the others apparently escaped. Source – (Yes, I know it’s hard to believe, isn’t it?)

Abou Moussa, the UN envoy in the region, said in March 2012 that the LRA was believed to have dwindled to between 200 and 700 followers but still remained a threat. Source

Despite all of the above, Joseph Kony remains a ghostly figure like all the other Illuminati puppets the world’s elite have had (and still have) under their wings. In the meantime both the US and France are conducting military operations in the Central African Republic (CAR). At least 100 American Special Forces are currently active in the region, supposedly pursuing fighters of the LRA. President Barack Obama advised Congress, in late December 2012, that he had ordered a “standby security force” of 50 troops to CAR, citing a “deteriorating security situation” that required the withdrawal of US embassy staff and other American citizens from Bangui. Source

And that’s not all…
The United States has already prepared nearly 100 different exercises and training programs in harmony with various African troops during the coming year. Associated Press has reported that U.S. troops will head specifically to Libya, Sudan, Algeria and Niger in order to prepare for any advances from so-called al-Qaeda linked groups. However, various sources mention the deployment of U.S. troops to a grand total of 35 African countries -- US deploying troops to 35 African countries.

Americans will also train and equip forces in Kenya and Somalia. In their never-ending mission to overthrow al-Qaeda, the Americans, according to this source, are also busy preparing a military operation in the African nation of Mali.

And lastly…
On 5 December 2012 the USS Eisenhower, an American aircraft carrier that holds eight fighter bomber squadrons and 8,000 men, arrived at the Syrian coast, which is basically around the corner from Northern and Central Africa. The intention is, of course, to be ready for direct military intervention in the ongoing Syrian conflict, however the state of affairs also places a considerable number of U.S. troops (around 10,000), plus 17 warships, 70 fighter-bombers, 10 destroyers and frigates, and so forth… ready for immediate action in Northern and Central Africa in the event that it becomes necessary.

Thousands of US troops arrive near Syrian shore on USS Eisenhower.

Yep, the Americans are going to attempt to invade vast regions in Africa sometime in the near future, that’s for sure! Furthermore - millions of Westerners are going to cheerfully support them, on Facebook support groups, Twitter and other social network sites!

I’ll gladly support them too if there was any hope that their operations were going to bring peace and prosperity to the peoples of Africa, but my gut feeling tells me that this is not going to happen – definitely not while  Communist China (brothers of the Communist ANC Regime) also have a vested interest in developing Africa's infrastructure through loans underwritten by the continent's vast natural wealth.

In the end the only winners will be the world’s covert elite – those who secretly support the devil. The rest of us are mere consumer-pawns in their game. It is thus best to watch and learn while not delving too deeply into these issues.

Kony and the LRA: Stories from the Children, by Paul Raffaele [Kindle Edition]

20% of the gross revenue from the sale of this book will be donated to UNICEF, in the name of the children of Uganda.


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In July 2012 DefenceWeb reported that Botswana will be hosting a joint military exercise known as Southern Accord 12 between August 1 and 17, involving 700 Botswana Defence Force (BDF) members and 700 American military personnel.

The U.S. has in the past two years conducted similar joint military exercises with African countries such as South Africa, Mozambique, Tunisia, Uganda, Mali and the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Several media reports confirmed that these exercise were aimed at enhancing the capabilities of military personnel in a variety of areas, including humanitarian assistance and disaster relief, anti-poaching, peacekeeping, and convoy operations, as well as aero-medical evacuation.

Readers who are interested in this subject may also appreciate a recently uploaded Youtube video showing U.S. Army Forces and Botswana Defense Forces conducing live fire training during Southern Accord 12:

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President Jacob Zuma has authorised the employment of 400 South African National Defence Force (SANDF) personnel to the Central African Republic (CAR), to render support in fulfilment of an international obligation of the Republic of South Africa towards the CAR. The employment is for the period of 02 January 2013 - 31 March 2018. (Source)

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