For years, India led peacekeeping missions in some of Africa’s toughest places, including Congo. Now the country is scaling back its military commitment.
July 26, 2007 Nearly 4,000 Indian army soldiers are currently based in Congo as a part of the U.N. peacekeeping mission. In the photo, U.N. peacekeepers from India patrol a camp for people displaced by milita violence in Rutshuru, eastern Congo. Brent Stirton/GETTY IMAGES Buy Photo