October 21, 2015 Kevin Knodell - War is boring
But the multi-national army still has a ways to go
The African Union’s long discussed and delayed rapid-response force is slowly taking shape. The African Standby Force, which the A.U. wants to deploy around the continent, began training in South Africa on Oct. 20. Previous African Union operations have often stalled in their planning phases as officials struggled to get troops from member states. The new, multi-national ASF will react to crisis situations as they arise with relative haste, if everything goes according to plan.