TITLE

Marines to train Mauritanians in fight against terrorism, drug trafficking

PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Geo-Strategy Direct;1/30/2008, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Newswire
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the plan of the U.S. to train the military of Mauritania. Officials said the U.S. Marine Corps has sent a contingent to train the military of the North African ally. The U.S. training of Mauritania's military was deemed part of the Trans-Sahara Counter-Terrorism Partnership. Under the program, the U.S. has been training North African and neighboring militaries to help in the war against Al Qaida.
ACCESSION #
28777331

 

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