DW correspondent Fanny Facsar met with a former jihadist in Mali, who explains why he thinks the Malian government cannot win the war on terror.
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The research group SIPRI has identified a link between climate change and extremism in the West African country. As the region reels from the sudden death of Western-backed strongman Idriss Deby, instability is rife.
The French anti-terror mission Barkhane is losing support in Mali, as reflected in recent protests in the capital, Bamako. Attitudes to the former colonial power are ambivalent amid deteriorating security.
The men proudly admitted they killed scores of Westerners, claiming it was "revenge" for the Charlie Hebdo caricatures of Prophet Muhammad. They were immediately sentenced to death after the verdict was announced.
Authorities in Mali have charged six figures, including former Prime Minister Boubou Cisse, with trying to stage a coup.
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