‘A Cornelian dilemma’: France’s Macron threatens to withdraw troops from Mali

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    West African leaders decided at an extraordinary summit on Sunday to suspend #Mali from the Economic Community of West African States (#ECOWAS) bodies after a second coup in nine months by the poor #Sahel country’s military, but stopped short of reimposing sanctions. President Emmanuel Macron warned in comments published Sunday that France will pull its troops out of Mali if it lurches towards radical Islamism. Douglas Yates, Professor of African Studies explains.

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