April 30, 2012
Already, American-paid contractors and intelligence agents are working quietly in Somalia. And small groups of American advisers have been training African armies for years, though it is not always clear how well this turns out. Just a few weeks ago, Mali’s democratic government was ousted in a coup led by none other than an American-trained army captain.

From today’s New York Times profile of the 100-man Special Forces contingent searching for Joseph Kony in Uganda and the Central African Republic.

Any resemblance to Latin America over the past 100 years is purely coincidental.

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