Grand Bassam jihadists strike at Ouattara
The deadly jihadist gun attack in the popular beach resort outside Abidjan put Ivorian special forces to the test.
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 [.
Despite France's revision of its defence agreements with various African nations and the scaling back of its permanent military bases on the continent, Africa remains fertile terrain for the French military. Scores of French officers, serving or retired, are engaged [.