Exclusive: French special ops commander on adapting to terror threat in the Sahel

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    Major General Éric Vidaud, the commander of French special forces, granted an exclusive interview to FRANCE 24 in Africa’s #Sahel region. It’s the first time he has spoken to the media since taking office. Major General Vidaud shared his insights on the elimination of Abdelmalek Droukdel, the leader of #alQaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (#AQIM), exactly one year ago by French special forces in #Mali. Today, he has another terrorist in his sights: Iyad Ag Ghali, the head of al Qaeda’s official branch in Mali.

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