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US: We Made Mistakes Training Mali Troops

Can't train "values, ethics and a military ethos" in a one day seminar though

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The US military commander in Africa says the Pentagon made mistakes in its training of Malian troops now trying to oust Islamists from the north.

Gen Carter Ham of United States Africa Command (Africom) said its forces had failed to train Malian troops on "values, ethics and a military ethos".