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Vol 49 No 7

Published 28th March 2008


Sitting target

The overthrow of Colonel Mohamed Bacar's regime on Anjouan Island by 1,500 African Union troops and 600 Comoran soldiers took less than a day but does not guarantee more stability. The AU mission in support of the President of Comoros, Ahmed Abdullah Mohamed Sambi, extolled the rule of law and democracy but drew some troops from Libya and Sudan (which has blocked an AU deployment in Darfur) as well as Senegal and Tanzania.

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