France, U.S. Reluctant To Commit Funds To Support France’s African Anti-Terrorism Force Resolution

Le Mali entame le dialogue avec les Touaregs (6972875286)

Will the UN Security Council succeed in passing a resolution to create a joint counter-terrorism force by five countries in Africa’s Sahel region? The project, in large part conceived and supported by France, faces steep resistance from Washington. Mali’s foreign minister, Abdoulaye Diop, urged the Security Council on Friday to adopt a French-backed resolution to create…