Clan warfare trumps diplomacy

GAO – The United Nations has sent 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1billion ($F2.1b) into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans. The UN Security Council renewed the mandate of its Mali force (MINUSMA) in June in the hope that […]

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