US Withholds Some Military Aid to Rwanda Over Child Soldiers

The United States is withholding some military aid to Rwanda for its alleged support of a group that uses child soldiers.

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, assistant secretary in the State Department’s Bureau of African Affairs, announced the sanctions Thursday in an online forum with African reporters.

She said the sanctions are related to Rwanda’s backing of rebel group M23 in eastern Congo, which the State Department says “continues to actively recruit and abduct children in Rwandan …