The International Response to the Mozambique Crisis Gets Militarized
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The international militarization of the response to the jihadist insurgency in northern Mozambique is accelerating, as Southern African leaders agreed Wednesday to deploy a regional force to help contain the Islamist extremists. A European Union military mission to support Mozambican troops battling the Islamic State-linked militants could also be approved as early as next month.
The interventions signal mounting international concern that the situation in northern Mozambique, where at least 3,000 people have been killed…