A New Peace Strategy for Northern Uganda and the LRA

In a report released today, ENOUGH Policy Analyst Julia Spiegel and Co-Chair John Prendergast argue that there is an opportunity to build peace in northern Uganda and the region despite LRA rebel leader Joseph Kony’s failure to sign a peace deal in April. 

Read the report here

“What is needed now is a two-track strategy that consolidates the fragile peace in northern Uganda and addresses the regional threat that Kony now poses through military planning and direct pressure on Kony to make a choice about his future,” says Prendergast.  Kony has exploited this last year of negotiations to stave off international pressure and buy time to abduct, train and equip new combatants.  “If left unchecked, Kony could continue to destabilize wide swathes of Central Africa – with Sudanese government support – for a long time to come,” says Spiegel, who recently returned from a month-long research trip in Uganda and South Sudan.

Read the report here


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