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MOROCCA / US Military – Marines and Moroccans conduct Peace Support Operations (2012-04-16)

Posted on April 16 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The US Marines as TASER International salesmen? Marines in a cooperative exercise with Moroccan military provided training in non-lethal techniques – including tasers – to prevent an escalation of force during crowd uprisings. Peacekeepers are often faced with problems in delivering humanitarian aid and disaster relief. Non-lethal arms may be essential. […]

MOROCCO – U.S., Morocco conclude ‘African Lion’ exercise [including taser exercise] (2011-06-02)

Posted on June 4 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The reference to tasers is at the end of this post (in bold) and for use in peace-keeping contexts … : “African Lion, which contained 900 Moroccans and 2,000 U.S. soldiers, also contained a peacekeeping phase in which U.S. and Moroccan troops conducted non-lethal training. Soldiers from both countries used such equipment […]