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UN Proposes 12,000 Peacekeepers for C.A.R.

U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is proposing a nearly 12,000-strong peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where sectarian violence is spinning out of control.In a report to the U.N. Security Council Monday, Mr. Ban said the force's mandate should initially focus on protecting civilians. Mr. Ban has previously said that he is concerned the violence in the C.A.R. could lead to the country being divided. There are already 6,000 African Union soldiers in the country along...

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