The Ugandan Military: More Bias than a Political Party

Tuesday, August 05, 2008

Ugandan ArmyIn Uganda and many other places in Africa, the brute force of the military could be employed at the President’s will to crush opposition ‘elements’ for lawfully demonstrating.  But it is particularly poignant to hear a military chief pledging unflinching support for an incumbent President who intends contesting a general election even when it is clear the incumbent has usurped the country’s constitution many times. Well, Ugandan’s President Museveni, doesn’t need to worry if he intends running for a fourth term in office, because the military will see him transit again.

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