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Global Insider: Despite Early Successes, France’s Mali Challenge is Long-Term

Friday, Jan. 25, 2013

In January, France began military operations to wrest northern Mali from the control of Islamist militants and prevent them from taking over the rest of the country. In an email interview, Rachel Utley, an expert on French defense and security policies at the University of Leeds, discussed France’s broader military posture in the Sahel region of North Africa.

WPR: What are France's overall military capabilities in the Sahel, and where are its regional bases? ...

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