Al Jazeera Interview: Why are Peacekeepers Leaving Mali?

CPR Videos | April 1, 2019 | ,

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Adam Day was a guest on Al Jazeera’s InsideStory with Divya Gopalan on 1 April 2019.

Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita is warning of the struggle of containing a significant surge in violence in the country, with armed groups such as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) and al-Qaeda are gaining strength. But UN peacekeepers are leaving. Canada and the Netherlands are set to withdraw their soldiers, and the United States is questioning the mission’s effectiveness.

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