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The U.S. military is quietly influencing African peacekeeping missions. Here’s how

“Nearly 70 years after the United Nations first deployed its iconic blue helmets, demand for peacekeepers is on the rise. In July, the United States teamed with India, the world’s second-largest contributor to international peacekeeping forces, to train African military officers and expand its influence in developing nations. Experts say the partnership, a first in U.S.-Indo relations, will serve two purposes: to draw the U.S. closer to its most important Asian ally and expand upon a key tenet of Western foreign policy.”

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