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President Yoweri Museveni, Entebbe, Uganda, November 2007

Another Fine Mess: America, Uganda, and the War on Terror

by Helen C. Epstein
When I was twelve years old, a new man-about-town arrived in Monrovia, the city of my birth. His name was Captain Stevens, he had a mysterious job in the United States military, and he had just been detailed to the American embassy in Mamba Point. He showed up at parties …