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Related Website showing African rebels' movements attracts interest Group tracking LRA sees defections weakening rebel force A Ugandan former Lords Resistance Army fighter, who defected from the rebel group in October, holds up one of the leaflets that Invisible Children and the U.S. military have been dropping over the region. The leaflets are intended to encourage defections from the rebel group, which has served as a destabilizing force in central Africa for two decades. Courtesy Invisible Children Some 30,000 leaflets were dropped by Invisible Children on a recent day over Garamba National Park in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where elements of the Lords Resistance Army rebel group are believed to be present. The leaflet campaign, which is focused on encouraging fighters to defect from the rebel group, has involved cooperation between the U.S. military and Invi...

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