Killing African Elephants

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The article How Killing Elephants Finances Terror in Africa by Brian Christy details how political corruption and a terrorist group’s power hunger are disseminating the population of African elephants. Joseph Kony, the leader of the terrorist group Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), has turn to the lucrative business of poaching elephant tusk to finance his fight against the government of Uganda. The high demand of ivory from China and other Asian countries created an easy income source for the LRA and Kony who used it to by ammunition and weapons. Kony also interfered in the geopolitics of the region by supporting North Sudan in its fight against South Sudan. After its civil war, Sudan still appears to be involve in the killing of elephants for

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