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Bush Takes 'War on Terror' Message to East Africa

President Bush took his “war on terror” message to Uganda on Friday, aiming to boost security in an unstable region Washington fears could become a home to groups like Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda. Bush also hoped to polish his anti-AIDS credentials in Uganda, which has been hailed as an African pioneer in fighting the killer disease. The East African country borders war-torn Sudan and Kenya, scene of two al Qaeda attacks in the past five years. Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni hopes the visit will restore some of the lustre he has lost on the international stage, due partly to flawed elections in 2001 and his country’s involvement in conflicts in the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. Full Story

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