LRA forces are responsible for thousands of causalities, terrorism, torture, mutilation, rape, sexual enslavement, training of child soldiers… According to Human Rights Watch Lord’s Resistance Army killed at least 321 civilians and abducted 250 others, including at least 80 children, during a previously unreported four-day rampage in the Makombo area of northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo in December 2009.
It looks like his presence is worth of risk. Blair has returned to the constituency of Sedgefield in northeastern England which he represented in parliament for 24 year. He praised the leadership of Prime Minister Gordon Brown.
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The presidential election in Poland will take place between September, 19 and October 3 and Komorowski was chosen by the members of the Civic Platform as the official candidate of the strongest political party in Poland. According to poll by PBS DGA, in the second round, Komorowski would beat incumbent President Lech Kaczynski 52 to 28 percent. But the problem is he is just the part of the game Prime Minister Donald Tusk is playing.
Barack Obama won the presidential election before the year and a half. But even several of his supporters have argued he is still more a candidate for the Commander in Chief, not the real ruler of the Oval Office.
Israel depends on America’s support in the world but both countries have also mutual interests.
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