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Obama Backs Military Aid to Countries that Use Child Soldiers | AlterNet

For the second year in a row, U.S. President Barack Obama has waived a Congressionally-mandated ban on military aid for four countries that

The four countries that will continue to receive military assistance despite the use of child soldiers in their armed forces include Chad, the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Yemen and the newly independent nation of South Sudan, according to a memo released by the White House late Tuesday.

Read more here: Obama Backs Military Aid to Countries that Use Child Soldiers | | AlterNet.

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