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Leah Kalanguka (center), newly elected Miss Uganda, flanked by the runners-up.
Published on: December 23, 2014
Security and Democracy
The Aid Game

In Uganda, the military ran this year’s beauty pageant. What this tells us about Western aid money and Uganda’s problems with democracy.

J.p. Lawrence is a writer currently studying at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He is a sergeant in the U.S. Army National Guard, a first-generation Filipino immigrant and a graduate of Bard College. He is the recipient of an Overseas Press Club scholarship and a 2013 Regional Emmy Award. 
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