Because at least 64 people died?
July 12, 2010 5:20 AM Subscribe
posted by ChuraChura (36 comments total)
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As Uganda reels
following a bombing that killed at least 64 people
watching the World Cup final, CNN tells us "why the world should ca
Well, for one, at least one of the people
killed was American.
And also, especially because Uganda is exporting oil
, it will probably be bad for Western
businesses investing in the region.
You should also be assured that this attack is out of the ordinary. Uganda has a "low-intensity" conflict
in the northern region, but nothing like these random bombings. The Acholi people might more properly call the conflict
, but of course it doesn't have the impact on Westerners that this bombing, attributed to an Islamic militant group
from Somalia, does. Al-Shabaab
, the group being blamed, has threatened Uganda and Burundi
because troops from their country make up the entirety of the African Union peacekeeping mission
in Somalia right now.