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President Obama has ordered a sharp increase in US Special Forces deployed to Uganda and sent US military aircraft there for the first time in the ongoing effort to hunt down warlord Joseph Kony across a broad swath of central Africa.
At least four CV-22 Osprey aircraft will arrive in Uganda by midweek, along with refueling aircraft and about 150 Special Operations airmen to fly and maintain the planes, according to Amanda Dory, deputy assistant secretary of defense for African affairs.
The White House began to notify Congress, under the War Powers Act, of the new deployments as they began Sunday night.