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US on Training Mali Troops: We Made Mistakes

Gen Ham admits not enough focus on 'values, ethics, ethos'

(Newser) - A senior American official has admitted the United States made mistakes in its training of the country's troops, reports the BBC . Gen. Carter Ham of United States Africa Command (AFRICOM) said that training had focused on tactics and "technical matters," at the expense of teaching recruits about... More »

US: Gadhafi Wants to Skip Town

Bombings drive Libyan leader to pack his bags

(Newser) - NATO’s bombing campaign has Moammar Gadhafi “seriously considering” getting out of Dodge—or in this case Tripoli—according to new US intelligence reports. It seems Gadhafi doesn’t intend to leave the country altogether, but he “doesn’t feel safe anymore” in the capital, an official briefed... More »

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