December 13, 2013

Time for U.S. Action in Central African Republic

Michael Gerson, Washington Post

The Associated Press

Over the last decade, America has gradually developed a regional response, designed to be proactive while avoiding large-scale, direct intervention: promoting economic development, instructing African governments in counterterrorism, conducting joint-training operations, and sometimes deploying military planning cells, commandos or drones. Central to these efforts is American financial and logistical support for proxies and peacekeepers -- now needed in CAR.

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TAGGED: Africa, Central African Republic, Seleka

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