The WHO has finally declared the Ebola outbreak in the DRC a public health emergency of international concern (PHEIC). There are several decisions to make.
Halting the most recent Ebola outbreak in the DRC – the tenth to date – is being hampered by ongoing civil unrest in eastern DRC.
By William Tucker In October of 2011, the U.S. deployed 100 Special Forces soldiers to Uganda for training local forces in the fight against the Lord’s Resistance Army. Today, AFRICOM stated that U.S. forces are now working against the LRA in Uganda, Central African Republic, South Sudan, and Congo. There was no word on whether the troop level was increased to facilitate this expansion of operations, however.