Obama sending troops to aid Africa anti-insurgency
Published 10/14/2011, Associated Press
Intervening in a volatile and brutal crisis, President Barack Obama said Friday he has dispatched 100 U.S. troops to central Africa to support a years-long fight against a guerrilla group accused of horrific atrocities. Obama said they were sent to advise, not engage in combat, unless forced to defend themselves.Word count: 1211
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