An LA Times oped summarizing my book Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda and the War on Terror.

Many news outlets, including the NY Times have praised Museveni for accepting large numbers of refugees from South Sudan and Congo etc.  This Project Syndicate piece explains how Museveni’s army worsened the wars that created those refugees in the first place.

This book review touches on the issue of unreliable sources on Uganda.  William Pike, the book’s author helped burnish Museveni’s reputation before his insurgency seized power in 1986, and then ran the New Vision, Uganda’s government newspaper for 20 years.  He now runs the Star newspaper in Kenya and Abdi must know him.  He’s a really nice guy, but not a reliable source on Uganda or Museveni. 

This piece deals with breaking of MP Betty Nambooze’s spine when she tried to filibuster a bill that would allow Museveni to rule for life.

This piece deals with the torture of MP Francis Zaake for  passing out COVID relief food

And these two pieces provide some background on the havoc Museveni has wreaked in the Great Lakes and Horn, and his nevertheless strangely benign reputation….

This piece deals with how the Obama Administration tolerated Museveni’s meddling in South Sudan, and the disastrous consequences thereof… This piece deals with French and and Ugandan designs on Congo’s oil, and the problems with that….

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