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Vol 44 No 12

Published 13th June 2003


Uganda

It's all in the family

In June 1996 Major General Salim Saleh, Special Advisor to President Yoweri Museveni on Military and Political Affairs in the north of Uganda, was dispatched to Gulu, the north's capital, to devise ways of ending the insurgency by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) that has terrorised the region since 1987. He came back with a recommendation to Museveni and Army Commander James Kazini that Mi-24 attack helicopters would provide the necessary muscle.

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