List of wars involving Uganda

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The following is a list of wars involving Uganda.

Conflict Combatant 1 Combatant 2 Results President Ugandan
losses
Battle of Mengo Hill
(1966)
 Uganda  Buganda Victory
Milton Obote
Unknown
FRONASA Invasion[1]
(1972)
 Uganda Uganda FRONASA Government victory
  • Invasion by Obote loyalists repelled
Idi Amin
Unknown
Operation Entebbe
(1976)
 Uganda
Flag of Palestine - short triangle.svg PFLP-EO
 Israel Defeat
  • 102 of 106 hostages rescued
45
Uganda–Tanzania War
(1978–1979)
 Uganda
 Libya
Flag of Palestine - short triangle.svg PLO
 Tanzania
Uganda UNLA
 Mozambique
Defeat
~1,650
Ugandan Bush War
(1981–1986)
Uganda UNLA Uganda NRA NRA victory
Milton Obote
~100,000–
500,000
LRA Insurgency
(1987–)
 Uganda
 South Sudan
 DR Congo
 Central African Republic
Flag of Lord's Resistance Army.svg LRA Ongoing
  • LRA overall defunct
Yoweri Museveni
65,000+
Second Sudanese Civil War
(1995–2005)[2]
South Sudan SPLA
South Sudan SPDF
Flag of South Sudan Liberation Movement.gif SSLM
Anyanya II
Flag of the Eastern Front.svg Eastern Front
 Uganda
 Ethiopia
 Eritrea
 Sudan
Sudan Janjaweed
Flag of the South Sudan Defence Force.svg SSDF
Nuer White Army Flag.svg Nuer White Army
Flag of the SPLA-Nasir.svg SPLA-Nasir
Flag of Lord's Resistance Army.svg LRA
Stalemate[3]
Unknown
First Congo War
(1996–1997)
Democratic Republic of the Congo AFDL
 Uganda
 Rwanda
 Burundi
Angola Angola
 Zaire
Rwanda ALiR
UNITA
Victory
Unknown
Second Congo War
(1998–2002)[5]
Democratic Republic of the Congo RCD
Democratic Republic of the Congo RCD-Goma
Democratic Republic of the Congo Banyamulenge
Democratic Republic of the Congo MLC
Democratic Republic of the Congo FFR
Democratic Republic of the Congo UPC
Uganda Uganda
 Rwanda
 Burundi
Flag of UNITA.svg UNITA
Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo
 Angola
 Chad
 Namibia
 Zimbabwe

Flagge FDLR.svg FDLR
Rwanda RDR
Rwanda ALiR
Interahamwe
Democratic Republic of the Congo Mai-Mai


LRA
Uganda UNRF II
Uganda ADF
Uganda FNI
Burundi FROLINA
Burundi CNDD-FDD
Stalemate
  • Creation of a unified, multi-party government
  • Pretoria Accord; Rwandan withdrawal from Congo in exchange for commitment towards the disarmament of Hutu militias
  • Start of the Kivu conflict
Unknown
Six-Day War
(2000)
 Uganda  Rwanda Defeat
~2,000
Somali Civil War
(2007–2017)
 Somalia
 Uganda
 Burundi
 Ethiopia
 Kenya
 Djibouti
 Sierra Leone
al-Shabaab
Hizbul Islam
Withdrawal
83–
2,700+
ADF Insurgency
(2007–)
 Uganda
 DR Congo
Flag of ADF.png ADF Ongoing
  • Low-level insurgency ongoing
Unknown
South Sudanese Civil War
(2013–2015)
 South Sudan
Flag of South Sudan Liberation Movement.gif SSLM
 Uganda
South Sudan SPLM-IO
South Sudan SSDM
Nuer White Army Flag.svg Nuer White Army
Withdrawal
  • IGAD-negotiated settlement fails
Unknown

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruzindana, Augustine. "Remembering the Aborted 1972 Invasion by Ugandan Exiles." Daily Monitor. September 14, 2014. Accessed December 31, 2015.
  2. ^ "Military Support for Sudanese Opposition Forces." Sudan. Accessed January 6, 2016.
  3. ^ Kadhim, Abbas K. Governance in the Middle East and North Africa: A Handbook. London: Routledge, 2013, p. 422
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-09. Retrieved 2010-02-07. 
  5. ^ The Second Congo War lasted until 18 July 2003, but Uganda withdrew in 2002 following the Luanda Agreement of 6 September.
  6. ^ http://www.willum.com/dissertation/3rpa.PDF