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SAHEL: France will seek an alternative strategy
The remarks follow confirmation of talks between Malian authorities and Russian private military company Wagner. France, which intends to reduce its military presence in…
The attacks come amid a wave of political instability across the Sahel, with two coups taking place in Mali within the past year, one in Chad and an aborted coup in Niger.
WEST AFRICA: Jihadists will not follow Taliban example
FRANCE/SAHEL: Paris may upend talks with jihadists
He continued with a trip to South Africa on May 28 and had earlier in May hosted a summit for African heads of state. Macron has sought to broaden French engagement beyond…
COVID-19 and jihadists.
Although France officially highlights the multilateral, multidimensional aspects of its operations in the Sahel, in practice the emphasis is on 'kinetic' operations and…