The USA threatens HR violators in the Sahel region....
“The United States has made clear that our assistance to the region must not be used in any way that contributes to violations or abuses of human rights..."
Hmmm.The USA threatens HR violators in the Sahel region....
“The United States has made clear that our assistance to the region must not be used in any way that contributes to violations or abuses of human rights..."sofrep.com
if it was published, then it will have been recorded.The British Army shared a post about the deployment to Mali.
Its seems to have been deleted so maybe it wasn't meant to be shared.
Not sure I should post what was said?
If a delay occurs, I think there are also reasons linked to construction having to be done before the Brit contingent deploys...Mali is short of everything and what you get has to come from far away.if it was published, then it will have been recorded.
If it is delaying the deployment, then no surprise there - there have been enough articles by that paragon of advocating the monopoly of state violence, the quaker founded Oxford Research Group saying its a silly idea.
On that basis, it should go ahead with even looser RoE - SHOOTBATT in the Sun
Deepest sympathy to family and colleagues. They must be devastated.
Behind a paywall, any chance you could copy and paste please ?Interesting article
Why British troops are heading for the UN's most dangerous battlefield and why Europe needs them there250 troops based on the Light Dragoons Regiment will deploy to the Sahel as the UK's Long Range Reconnaissance Group (Mali) in Decemberwww.google.co.uk
so who is misinformed ?With forces already on the ground, participation in EU military missions would be completely coherent with Britain's strategic objectives in the region.
But as that would involve operating under the EU flag it is currently politically unacceptable to London. Hence the drive for British forces to participate as a UN peacekeeping force.
Not as good an Unherd article as I'd hoped.France’s African forever war
UK press staking more notice, this is from the UK's fastest growing long form essay magazine, widely read by those who have some say
Last year in a bar in Saint-Maixent, where the French army has its NCO training base, I asked a corporal what was the purpose of Barkhane? He replied with a one-word answer “Bataclan.” His mate nodded over his glass of 1664 lager.