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Skepticism Needed About “Freedom Fighters”

As if Rush Limbaugh didn’t have enough problems following his defamatory rants against Sandra Fluke, the Georgetown University Law student who dared to speak out on the ongoing contraception controversy, critics have now dredged up his astonishing October 2011 statements regarding the infamous African warlord Joseph Kony and his Lord’s Resistance Army.

Americans Don't Want a War

It is common knowledge that the wording and framing of questions heavily influence the results of public-opinion polls. Some good recent examples concern American attitudes toward the Iranian nuclear issue.

The Hidden Uganda

Over seventy-five million people have viewed the viral documentary Kony 2012. The YouTube video calls for Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), to be arrested and brought to justice for his war crimes against children. As criticism pours in regarding the oversimplifications of the film (including in The National Interest), a critical piece of local knowledge may still be missing.

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