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News & Resources (1/07/02021)

News Macron announces the end of France’s anti-Islamist Operation Barkhane in the Sahel – France24 Macron: Barkhane mission ending, French presence to stay in Sahel – Al Jazeera Macron announces end of France’s anti-terror Operation Barkhane in Africa’s Sahel region – CNN Les États-Unis adressent un message de soutien fort à la France au Sahel – RFI Au Sahel, il faut replacer la protection des civils au cœur de la réponse à la crise – Mediapart Instability in the Sahel: how a jihadi gold rush is fuelling violence in Africa – Financial Times Terrorism Spreading ‘Unabated’ Across Africa, Warns US Commander – VOANews Le Niger, nouveau pivot de la France au Sahel – Le Temps Resources The PSC and Chad – policy implications of a historic decision – ISS Terrorism in Côte d’Ivoire is no longer just an external threat – ISS

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Updates and Resources on West Africa

Mali In exchange for the release of French hostage Sophie Petronin, 200 ‘jihadists’ were released. A retired French general expresses his frustration, a view no doubt shared by many senior French army officials. Read more on Le Monde & Negotiations with jihadists: a problematic political solution Guinea & Ivory Coast Online debate organised by WATHI Think Tank in collaboration with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung foundation on elections and political practices in Guinea and Ivory Coast (French language resource). Watch on YouTube “Élections en Guinée et en Côte d’Ivoire et pratiques politiques en Afrique de l’Ouest”   

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