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AU Mulls Size, Composition of Projected Standby Force

The African Union Commission’s Peace and Security Department is meeting in Zimbabwe as part of efforts to create an African Standby Force.  The envisioned force would play a peacekeeping role of sorts, responding to political emergencies around the continent to maintain stability. General Samaila Iliya is leading the process of ensuring that there is African Standby Force, or ASF, by the target date of April of next year.   The Nigerian general noted the idea of a standby...

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