Several African heads of state, along with delegates from 28 African countries, met in Senegal. There they discussed anti-terrorism strategies in the wake of the September 11 attacks in the United States.
Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade proposed creating an all-African anti-terrorist coordinator, with representatives in each participating country. This edition of Dateline examines Africa's special role in the fight against global terrorism. Here's Carol Castiel.
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