La surmilitarisation de la crise dans la région du Sahel n'a guère contribué à sa stabilité.
The over-militarisation of the crisis across the Sahel region has done little to foster stability.
Formation of the African Union shows how social context is important in international negotiations.
Mali’s state decay must be halted before it collapses: here are five areas that need attention.
French policymakers understand that sharing the burdens of military operations with global partners can help boost flagging support at home.
Mali’s recent coup is a reflection of power wrangling between politicians and the military.
Mali’s president and prime minister have just been arrested and dismissed by the military junta which brought them to power in the first place a few months ago. How did this happen?
ECOWAS needs to be decisive in enforcing its protocols and sanctioning members that flout the provisions of its protocols and policies.
Empowerment can mean different things for different women, but access to information is key. In Mali radio is the main source of information.
Descent-based slavery – when a slave status is ascribed to a person based on their alleged ancestry – continues to exist in Mali.
The EU has already poured billions of euros into its assistance programs for the Sahel countries. The fundamental principles of this aid need to be rethought if it is to be truly effective.
Social norms, practices and attitudes in African societies hinder the lives, survival and development of girls.
Touré pursued a strategy he called ‘the politics of consensus’, ostensibly enabling him to work with everyone, transcend partisan divisions and advance the public interest.
Attacks on schools and children evoke a strong emotional response, which is a definitive goal of terrorist groups.
Regreening Africa works directly with 500,000 households to restore one million hectares of agricultural land.
The link between foreign military training and local insurgencies has yet to be proven beyond a reasonable doubt.
A coup may be a quick fix for a problem leader, but history shows that coups beget more coups.
Mali’s precarious political situation has been the subject of ECOWAS resolution attempts for months
The transition to a civilian government won’t be smooth.
More than 20 years after the shift from unilateralism to multilateralism, it is reasonable to wonder how multilateral France’s ‘new interventionism’ really is.