Obama Sends Troops to Chad to Evacuate Americans

Security deteriorating in neighboring Central African Republic

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Dec 30, 2012 6:56 AM CST

(Newser) – President Obama says 50 US troops have deployed to the African country of Chad to help evacuate US citizens and embassy personnel from the neighboring Central African Republic's capital of Bangui in the face of rebel advances toward the city. Obama informed congressional leaders...   Read full story »


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