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ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - General William Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, is interviewed February 9, 2010, by Peter Heinlein, Addis Ababa correspondent for Voice of America. Ward discussed U.S. support to the African Union, based in Addis Ababa, as well as security issues across Africa. Ward visited Ethiopia and Djibouti February 8-10 for a series of meetings on U.S. military support to the African Union and African nations' regional security initiatives. (U.S Africa Command photo by Vince Crawley)
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia - General William Ward, commander, U.S. Africa Command, is interviewed February 9, 2010, by Peter Heinlein, Addis Ababa correspondent for Voice of America. Ward discussed U.S. support to the African Union, based in Addis Ababa, as well as security issues across Africa. Ward visited Ethiopia and Djibouti February 8-10 for a series of meetings on U.S. military support to the African Union and African nations' regional security initiatives. (U.S Africa Command photo by Vince Crawley)
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