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To fight Al Qaeda, US troops in Africa build schools instead

Pointing to his computer screen, Maj. Gen. Timothy Ghormley sounds more like a Peace Corps volunteer showing off holiday photos than the shaven-headed US Marine entrusted with defeating Al Qaeda in East Africa. “That’s what it’s about right there,” he says, stabbing his eyeglasses at the pictures of African children celebrating as water gushes from a new well. “Look at those kids. They’re gonna remember this. In 25 years they’ll say, ‘I remember the West – they were good.’ ” Full Story

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