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French Soldier Killed In Mali

Reuters | Posted 04.21.2013 | World

PARIS, Feb 19 (Reuters) - A French soldier has been killed while fighting Islamist rebels in northern Mali, French President Francois Hollande said ...

Misadventures in Mali: Implications for Trans-Sahel Terror

Morgan Lorraine Roach | Posted 02.05.2013 | World
Morgan Lorraine Roach

Tackling the region's security challenges will require a long-term commitment from Washington and the international community at large. North Africa and the Sahel are inextricably linked. If Libya was a splash, Mali is a ripple.

Mali: Low-Hanging Fruit for France

Morgan Lorraine Roach | Posted 03.18.2013 | World
Morgan Lorraine Roach

Halting the advance of Islamist militants in Mali is not the same has defeating them. Now that France has committed itself to the crisis, Hollande will need to better define France's mission in Mali and outline how long French forces will remain there.

France Launches First Air Strike In Mali

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

* French armed forces launch Mali operation * French carry out air strike * France's Hollande 'cannot accept' rebellion ...

Mali Declares State Of Emergency

Reuters | Posted 03.13.2013 | World

BAMAKO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Mali's interim President Dioncounda Traore declared a state of emergency on Friday as government forces battled to hold b...