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Western Sahara Standoff Fuels Tensions, Diplomatic Scramble

By Patrick Markey TIFARITI, Western Sahara, Nov 3  – At a rocky outpost in Western Sahara, a new generation of soldiers who have never known war are mobilising as tensions resurface in one of Africa’s oldest disputes after a quarter century of uneasy peace. Young Sahrawi troops man new desert posts for the Polisario Front,

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