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SRSG Bert Koenders visits the UNHQ in Gao. Photo MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

Mali Gets a Mention in State of the Union. But To What End?

Fighting terrorism in West Africa means supporting UN Peacekeeping in Mali.

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Bamako, December 18th, 2013 - UN peacekeepers from Benin attend a ceremony held for two Senegalese UN peacekeepers of MINUSMA who were killed December 14th during a suicide attack in Kidal, northern Mali. Photo MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

Congress Forgot About Mali

The UN Peacekeeping Mission in Mali will go without US funding.

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France Shows Why It’s Military is Key to Success of Mali Peacekeeping Mission

How do you say “stay the course” en Francais?

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Make No Mistake: Mali’s Displacement Crisis Isn’t Over

A dispatch from the frontlines.

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Not on A-1: A Peak Inside the Largest Refugee Camp in West Africa

M’bera Refugee Camp in Mauritania is home to 75,000 people who have fled violence in neighboring Mali.

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teur dépose son bulletin dans l'urne au bureau de vote de Niamana (15 km à l’est de Bamako) à l’occasion du second tour des élections présidentielles. Niamana accueille une large communauté de déplacés du nord qui ont fui l’occupation djihadiste.  Bamako, 11 August 2013 - A Malian man casts his ballot at the polling station during the run-off of the Presidential Election in Niamana, 15 km East of Bamako, Mali. Niamana hosts a large community of displaced from the North who fled their houses during the jihadist occupation. Photo MINUSMA/Marco Dormino

Things Are Looking Up in Mali

A gracious election concession.

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