La Vie En Afrique: Operation Barkhane

By C.L. France’s intervention in Africa’s Sahel region (often defined as including Chad, Niger, Mali, Burkina Faso, and Mauritania) against Islamist insurgents (starting with 2013’s Operation Serval, which as of 2014 transitioned into the current Operation Barkhane) has now entered its 7th year. While this intervention has been arguably quite successful in routing jihadist forces, … Continue reading La Vie En Afrique: Operation Barkhane