Mali: Nothing Religious, Just Business

13/10/2019 – Mali continues to be the most dangerous UN peacekeeping operation with over 200 dead so far. This is largely due to northern Mali, where most of these deaths occur. There was lots of violence up there since (and before) the peacekeepers arrived in early 2013. The peacekeepers are mainly African and in 2018 the combined forces suffered a death rate of about 130 per 100,000 per year (a standard measure of such things.) The rate in 2017 was nearly double that and that high rate seems to be returning in 2019. A lot of the violence has moved south to central Mali. Continuer à lire … « Mali: Nothing Religious, Just Business »

Libya – Geographic area of anti-terror operations is free from terrorists: Serraj spokesperson

2018/04/09 – Reporting on the ongoing Nation’s Storm anti-terror operations, the official spokesperson for Presidency Council head Faiez Serraj, Mohamed El-Sallak said that the operation was continuing in its eight-consecutive day. Continuer à lire … « Libya – Geographic area of anti-terror operations is free from terrorists: Serraj spokesperson »