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Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions
Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because of their tribe or religion. One of them, the Central African Republic, has been largely ignored by the world community for decades. The other, South Sudan, has attracted concerted interest from the U.S., other Western countries and the United Nations, which are intent on making the world's newest country a success after it gained independence two years ago. Despite their different histories, the two illustrate how difficult it...

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