AU Launches Kony Manhunt

    FILE - In this Nov. 12, 2006 file photo, the leader of the Lord's Resistance Army, Joseph Kony answers journalists' questions following a meeting with UN humanitarian chief Jan Egeland at Ri-Kwamba in southern Sudan. A video by the advocacy group Invisible Children about the atrocities carried out by jungle militia leader Joseph Kony's Lord's Resistance Army is rocketing into viral video territory and is racking up millions of page views seemingly by the hour. (AP Photo/Stuart Price, File, Pool)

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    While "Kony 2012" director Jason Russell is recovering from "reactive psychosis," his video is still making waves. Backed by the U.S., the African Union has amassed a military force of 5,000 soldiers to hunt down Joseph Kony, the fugitive warlord who has recently been thrust in the public spotlight by Russell's viral video sensation. The AU is collaborating with Washington intel and other soldiers from different countries in Africa to find Kony, who is wanted by the International Criminal Court for committing war crimes and inhumane atrocities in northern Uganda for two decades.

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