French soldiers from SERVAL Force hold their hats as they wait for the beginning of the official inauguration of Mali newly elected president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita at the Stadium 25 of Mars in Bamako, Mali. Photo MINUSMA/Marco Dormino/UN Mission Mali)
Bye-bye France? Not so fast. Mali failures don’t quite mean a full exit

The West’s counterterrorism project will likely continue throughout the Sahel, despite a lack of reflection on Paris’s part.

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