Operation Barkhane

Anti-French feeling in West Africa puts military role in doubt

Anti-French feeling in West Africa puts military role in doubt

  • In Niger, hostility toward Operation Barkhane deepened in November when three people were shot dead during protests against a French military convoy
  • A degree of public support for Moscow was evidenced by the Russian flags waved at celebrations of a recent military takeover in Burkina Faso
By AFP ·