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Wagner Group is active in Mali, Sudan, Libya and Central African Republic

What's ahead for the Wagner Group in Africa and the Middle East? | Brookings - July 18, 2023 |

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Aug 14th, 2023 at 02:25:49 PM EST
by Ahmed Idris

Niger coup leader agrees to hold direct talks with ECOWAS | Al Jazeera - 21 hrs ago |

A group of Nigerian Islamic scholars who met Niger's coup leader have said the general has agreed to hold direct talks and resolve a standoff with West African leaders.

Sheikh Abdullahi Bala Lau, who led the Nigerian delegation, made the announcement on Sunday, a day after his group held talks with General Abdourahamane Tchiani in the Nigerien capital Niamey.

Niger military to prosecute Mohamed Bazoum for 'high treason' | Al Jazeera - 8 hrs ago |

In a statement read out on national television late on Sunday, a spokesman for Niger's military laid out the charges against Bazoum as "high treason and undermining the internal and external security" of the country.

According to the rebels, they have collected evidence that allows them to prosecute the former president and his accomplices on charges of treason and endangering state security.

'Sapere aude'
by Oui (Oui) on Mon Aug 14th, 2023 at 02:27:22 PM EST
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Proliferation of arms and jihadists as proxy mercenaries ... no American boots on the ground ...
❌ no body bags shipped home 🇺🇸 ❌

 [Tuareg fighters were Gaddafi's mercenaries with heavy arms, ousted by NATO air power giving Sunni Islamists and the dozens of tribes an incentive to fill the void in Libya ... quagmire]

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Wed Aug 16th, 2023 at 07:43:04 PM EST
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