David Axe

David Axe is a freelance writer based in South Carolina. He is the author of the new graphic novel War is Boring and blogs at warisboring.com.

Recent Articles

The Limits of Smart Power

Can the U.S. military end the epidemic of sexual violence in Congo without getting involved in another endless conflict?

Joseph Kony, leader of the Lord's Resistance Army (AP Photo)

In February 2006, an army of rapists descended on Duru, a farming community of 5,000 in eastern Congo. They called themselves, without a trace of irony, the "Lord's Resistance Army."