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Lake Chad Countries Agree on Military Task Force Amid Insecurity

The countries around Lake Chad in central Africa say they will create a joint task force to combat arms trafficking, terrorism and cross-border attacks as tensions escalate in the region.  The conflict in the Central African Republic and the insurgency in northern Nigeria are having a regional impact, pushing refugees, weapons, and violence into neighboring countries. In response, defense and military chiefs from the six-member Lake Chad Basin Commission met in Cameroon Tuesday...

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