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France has started withdrawing its troops from Mali: what is it leaving behind?

Soldiers from the French Army in Mali. The withdrawal of troops has begun. Photo by Michele Cattani/AFP via Getty Images Mady Ibrahim Kanté, Université des sciences juridiques et politiques de Bamako France has begun withdrawing its troops from northern Mali as part of plans to reorganise its anti-insurgent forces deployed in the Sahel region under Operation Barkhane. French army bases …

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