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Vol 37 No 21

Published 18th October 1996


Paris is cutting its unwieldy, mainly conscript, 500,000-strong army, to form a smaller, well equipped regular force. Defence Minister Charles Millon visited Chad and Gabon on 5-8 October to start explaining the cuts.

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