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Africa Why Chad shut its border with Libya

The threat of terrorism – as well as an interest in impressing the new administration in Washington – are likely factors.

Luc Gnago/Reuters

As Donald Trump takes office, Chad’s recent decision to close its northern border with Libya in order to avoid “imminent terrorism danger” is unlikely to register high on his list of priorities. 

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