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CAR Army’s 1st Battalion Screened for Crime Suspects

International peacekeepers in the Central African Republic have started vetting the fractured nation’s army -- known as the FACA -- to try to exclude suspected criminals. The mission is starting with the first battalion to be deployed on active service as part of rebuilding the country. The French military mission, known as Operation Sangaris, is working with the U.N. mission MINUSCA and with the national authorities to screen each soldier in the first FACA battalion. The goal is to...

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