The african union (A.U.), is authorizing a wider African-led mission against the group.
Two days after the Senate resolution was introduced, the african union announced it was sending 5,000 soldiers to look for Kony.
In the event that the redoubled UN forces are not enough, the african union should dispatch troops to supplement the effort.
Hassan was killed in a gun battle with african union forces in Somalia in September 2009.
Aboul Gheit had traveled to Addis Ababa early on January 25 to head a delegation at the african union Summit.
african union sources have said that the Ugandan troops have faced hostilities from the new rebel group.
The U.S. can also provide more backing for the african union, whose troops are already on the front lines in Somalia and Darfur.
The Economic Community of West African States, the african union, and Western powers refused to play along.