Who are Operation Barkhane’s victims?

Who are Operation Barkhane’s victims?

The root of the failure of France’s Operation Barkhane in the Sahel is Paris’ inability to understand not just the political stakes but also the motivations that push hundreds of young people to join jihadism. Since France sent its troops to Mali in January 2013,...
Iran in the next six months

Iran in the next six months

The intense factional competition is ramping up in anticipation of the 21 February 2020 election to the Majles. These rivalries will heighten domestic tensions and paralyse political decision making in the coming months. Hardliners will use the current anti-corruption...