April 19, 2011

The Pentagon's Unusual African Arm

The Economist, The Economist

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After endlessly stressing that they will not drop bombs, the Americans face a high-pitched backlash. Things could get worse if Libya is de facto partitioned. Insecure neighbours may blame America for unleashing a secessionist bug, not least given its support for splitting up Sudan.

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TAGGED: Sudan, Libya, Africom, Africa, United States, Pentagon

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