Navy SEALs Investigated in Green Beret’s Death Also Under Scrutiny in Theft
The revelations that the SEAL commandos have been under suspicion of stealing money from a fund used to pay informants shed light on a potential motive in the mysterious Mali death.
Why Unesco Needs the United States
Without America’s political and military support of Unesco, we may find ourselves watching another Palmyra destroyed.
U.S. Pledges $60 Million for Antiterrorism Force in Africa
The pledge will help finance a 5,000-troop force from five African nations including Niger, where four American soldiers were killed in early October.
Mali’s Desert Elephants, on Edge of Annihilation, Get a Fighting Chance
With its elephants being slaughtered in staggering numbers, Mali created an armed brigade to defend them. The force faces threats not only from poachers but also terrorists and bandits.
3 United Nations Soldiers Are Killed in Northern Mali
The West African country has become one of the United Nations’ deadliest peacekeeping missions, with more than 130 fatalities in four years.
Jihadist Is Liable for $3.2 Million for Damage to Shrines in Mali
Because the convicted man is in prison and penniless, the International Criminal Court asked the court’s Trust Fund for Victims to pay the reparations.
Hostage Held by Al Qaeda in Mali for 5 Years Is Freed
According to a retired European intelligence official, a payment of 3.5 million euros ($4.2 million) was made for the release of Stephen McGown.
Review: ‘Mali Blues,’ Making Music in the Face of Jihadists
This documentary takes up where the fictional ‘Timbuktu’ left off, focusing on the urgency of four major Malian musicians.
U.N. Security Council Welcomes Deployment of New Counterterrorism Force in Africa
A French-American standoff at the Security Council has been resolved, clearing the way for deployment of a five-nation African force in the Sahel region.
Gunmen Kill Two in Attack on Mali Camping Resort
The four attackers managed to escape in a shootout with soldiers from an antiterrorism unit, a security ministry official said.
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