Counter-terrorism in the Sahel: A training session with French special forces

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    One year ago, French special forces killed Abdelmalek #Droukdel, the leader of #Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (#AQIM). The Algerian #jihadist, who had led several #attacks in his own country, was killed near the Algerian border in #Mali. But France’s fight against jihadists in Africa’s #Sahel region continues, with more than 5,000 of the country’s troops engaged in the operations.

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