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President Ndaw, centre, as Vice-President Goïta (in uniform) looks on, during his inauguration ceremony on September 25, 2020. Michele Cattani/AFP

Inside Mali’s coup within a coup

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?
Soldiers of C Company 2nd Battalion Royal Anglian Regiment are silhouetted against the setting sun during operations in Afghanistan in June 2014. Ministry of Defence

Increase in PTSD among UK veterans who served in Afghanistan and Iraq – new research

The true impact of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan on soldiers’ mental health revealed for the first time.
The Canadian Armed Forces wants to attract more women to join its ranks. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Dene Moore)

The battle to get more women into the military

The Canadian Armed Forces has called for women to make up 25 per cent of its ranks by 2026. Attracting and retaining female recruits will require better gender awareness in the military at all levels.

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