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West Africa continues slide toward instability
Africa

West Africa continues slide toward instability

Washington has too easily embraced a surface-level status quo in the region

Video: Why is the US training African coup leaders?
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Video: Why is the US training African coup leaders?

Evidence suggests Washington is doing more harm than good with its counter-terror strategy in the Sahel.

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Africa

Junta’s massacre of protesters in Chad reveals sordid Western blind eye

The first thing the US should do is yank military aid — but it likely won't, having largely ignored such abuses before.

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Africa

Tigray faces a new onslaught by Eritrean-Ethiopian forces

The US and EU must act urgently in support of Kenyatta to avert a possible genocide.

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Military Industrial Complex

The military isn't tracking US-trained officers in Africa

AFRICOM says it promotes human rights and rule of law but doesn't know why trainees are overthrowing their own governments.

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Africa

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.