Counterinsurgency

Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 06:14
Demonstrators stormed an airport runway in northern Mali on Monday to protest against arrests by French forces of people suspected of links to Islamist militants who operate in the region, local officials and witnesses said.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 06:37
The U.S. is pushing a counterinsurgency policing model for Honduras, while ignoring state corruption, impunity and violence. Meanwhile, corpses pile up.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016 - 06:07
Insecurity is spreading in Mali, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has warned, expressing alarm at the myriad challenges facing the UN peacekeeping force in large parts of the African country.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 06:18
A seemingly depleted force, the Lord’s Resistance Army has escalated its violent campaign in 2016, with analysts warning that it is staging a bloody comeback.
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 06:24
EUTM Mali is based in the south of Mali which is considered relatively safe compared to the troubled north, which is where the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is based.
Tuesday, March 22, 2016 - 06:16
Unidentified gunmen attacked a hotel in Mali's capital Bamako on Monday that had been converted into a base for a European Union military training mission in the West African nation.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 06:24
Kenya, which has suffered attacks by Somalia's al Shabaab militants, will build a special prison to house "violent and extremist" offenders to keep them from influencing other prisoners, President Uhuru Kenyatta said.
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 06:24
Mauritania is a rare bright spot amid regional tumult. Tucked between Arab North Africa and black West Africa, the state has weathered the storms of revolt and militancy gathering around it.
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 08:12
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 06:40
Nigeria's army chief of staff told an inquiry on Tuesday that his soldiers had acted appropriately during a bloody raid last month on a minority Shi'ite sect in which at least 60 people were killed. The army says the Islamic Movement in Nigeria had tried to assassinate its chief of staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, when members of the sect blocked his convoy in the northern city of Zaria in December. The following day the army said it had raided several buildings connected to the sect.

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