'the New Afghanistan'? West Turns Its Attention To Mali

Security officials frequently talk of Mali as being “the new Afghanistan.” They fear that deep inside the country’s northern desert, al-Qaida has carved out a new home -- not only a safe haven for terrorists, but a training ground for a new generation of Islamist militants.

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    02/11/2020 - 11:42 am | View Link
  • Ex-servicemen win payouts of more than £10million over Afghanistan injuries
    Three former servicemen have today been awarded more than £10 million in compensation each after 'inadequate' Ministry Of Defence vehicles failed to protect them from improvised explosives. The ...
    02/11/2020 - 5:12 am | View Link
  • Trump paying tribute to 2 soldiers killed in Afghanistan
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    02/10/2020 - 12:58 pm | View Link
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    02/6/2020 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Taliban say they SHOT DOWN US military plane in Afghanistan
    He gave no information on casualties in the crash. In 2015 a commando-style Taliban unit began gaining attention for a series spectacular, deadly attacks on Afghan security forces. Known as ...
    01/26/2020 - 9:18 pm | View Link
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