Leah Kalanguka (center), newly elected Miss Uganda, flanked by the runners-up.
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.

Published on: December 23, 2014
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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