Senegal Wavers

Following on Mark’s post yesterday about the disheartening attacks on AU peacekeepers in Darfur comes this news from the Washington Post:

Senegal threatened Monday to withdraw its more than 500 troops from Darfur, moving the African Union’s beleaguered peacekeeping mission closer to collapse after a spectacular militia attack over the weekend left 10 A.U. soldiers dead and dozens more missing or wounded …. Senegal, with the third-largest number of troops in Darfur now, was expected to be a key player in any future force.

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