WEST AFRICA SAHEL

Trapped in Sahel logistics nightmare, French army seeks way out

In November, one of the French army's convoys that came to support the Barkhane force by road was attacked by locals. For the past two months, French military planners have been working on scenarios to keep its troops supplied in the Sahel without provoking any new unrest. [...] (1143 words)
Issue dated 03/01/2022 Reading time 5 minutes
French multi-role armoured vehicles VBMR Griffon patrol the streets of Gao on 4 December 2021.
French multi-role armoured vehicles VBMR Griffon patrol the streets of Gao on 4 December 2021. © Thomas Coex/AFP
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