The Dynamics of Identity Politics is a reflection of Uganda’s history from the decade before independence through Milton Obote’s two regimes and Idi Amin’s bloody regime to Yoweri Museveni’s ascent to power following a five-year bush war in Luwero Triangle. This publication is an analytical investigation of the main forces at play in just one of the districts where ethno-religio-political conflicts before and after the British handed over power in 1962. Although details of conflict differed from district to district, the pattern of failure of democracy was the same throughout the country. This is therefore a lesson to all Ugandans of the price that must be paid in the struggle for power that follows when independence is attained but attention and energy are diverted to conflicts of ethnicity, religion and party politics. The beauty of this book is that it records historical events as they were at the time without distortion.