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Informing: Climate change-evidence

The last post in this series on climate change explored the dynamics behind the greenhouse effect. This post is all about the evidence that the planets climate is changing. 375 more words


Five-nation 'G5 Sahel' force launches operations in Mali


Video by Anthony FOUCHARD Katerina VITTOZZI

Text by FRANCE 24 

Latest update : 2017-11-04

A multinational military force in Mali dubbed the G5 Sahel kicked off its first regional operation this week near the border with Niger and Burkina Faso. 135 more words

Russia to joint anti-terrorism efforts in Sahel

Moscow has begun to assist the law enforcement agencies of the Sahel countries,  recently forming joint military forces to counter terrorism and organized crime, Russia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations… 285 more words


U.S. pledges up to $60 million for security in Sahel region

UNITED NATIONS/ABIDJAN (Reuters) – The United States has promised up to $60 million to support the Group of Five Sahel States (G5 Sahel) Joint Force’s counter-terrorism efforts, the State Department said on Monday.

Strategic Inertia: A perspective on the Niger Raid - Randy Cheek

Strategic Inertia: A perspective on the Niger Raid

By Randy Cheek

Senior Analyst on Security and International Affairs

RIMA Occasional Papers, Volume 5 (2017), Number 20 (October 2017)  874 more words

Sahel - Regional Force

An appeal by countries in the region for help in their battle against jihadist violence receives a boost as a visiting Security Council ambassador pledges support.  533 more words

Gunmen kill 12 Niger gendarmes in attack near Mali border


NIAMEY (Reuters) – Gunmen mounted on pick-up trucks and motorcycles killed 12 gendarmes and wounded several in an attack on their base in western Niger, near the Mali border, on Saturday, two security sources said. 222 more words