Operation Sangaris troops to stay on
President François Hollande of France should announce the official end of Operation Sangaris when he visits Bangui for a few [...]
A recent report into Franco-African relations by Socialist MP Philippe Baumel provides a realistic analysis of how important the military factor is in French President François Hollande's policy on Africa. Beyond the strategic military operations on the ground in Mali [.
French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian’s announcement earlier this month that the French Sangaris force would gradually withdraw from Central African Republic (CAR) is an indication of the budgetary pressures on French external operations, or ‘OPEX’ particularly in Africa.